‘”It’s been quite an emotional week,” Numminen said Friday, a day after the Sabres announced he will have surgery. “And my plan was to play for the Sabres this year, and that hasn’t changed. If everything goes well, I will play.”‘
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'They said to get back from the hospital, four to five days. They have to go through my rib cage so that will be four to six weeks of healing with the bones. Then playing or whatever that comes after.'
'To make matters worse, Numminen learned Thursday night the Sabres had suspended him for failing to report to camp in good physical condition, a move the team declined to announce publicly.'
'“My initial thoughts from my end were maybe to a rotating basis to create a little competition from month to month. That is a possibility, but we’re going to see where we’re at.”'
'Buffalo sports fans may get a chance to own a piece of local sports history as the city contemplates selling off seats, lockers and other items from Memorial Auditorium.'