'T.J. Brennan, Buffalo's first pick and 31st overall in the 2007 draft led the way for the newcomers, coming in at No. 5. Lanky, smooth-skating defenseman Drew Scheistel comes in at No. 15 while Michigan State bound sniper Corey Tropp comes in at No. 18.'
Archives for September 7, 2007
‘”I can’t remember being this excited for a season in a really long time,” said Gaustad at a player-organized skate at the Pepsi Center. “I had three months off and just a short spurt of hockey in the playoffs, so I’ve been ready to go for a while now. I’m just really excited to start camp.”‘
'The Sabres have plenty of time to hammer out contract extensions with Campbell, Kalinin and Hecht. While they’ve had a policy against in-season negotiations in the past, Regier suggested the front office might revisit that strategy. “I don’t have any hard-and-fixed rules with respect to that,” Regier said. “That’s something we’ll look at and work through as we proceed here. I don’t want to put a deadline on it, but the preference would be to do them sooner rather than later.”'