'“All that [contract talk] is in the past. It’s almost February now. I’ve moved on. Danny [Briere] has moved on. The Sabres have moved on. And I think that’s how it should be. There’s not much of a story there anymore and no reason for me to bring up the past.”'
Archives for January 16, 2008
'The lack of foresight on the part of the owner astounds.'
'“[A trade] is not the intention and that’s not the focal point,” he said. “The focal point is to try to sign him. You never say never about anything but the thing we’d like to do . . . is to sign him.”'
'Hockey Night was a fun experience. It was unique in the sense that hockey and art were combined and produced the cool model figurine photos. I also enjoyed looking at the trophies that the Sabres have won and haven’t won yet. This is definitely something that people should look out for next year, but be prepared to have some lines and down-time, when you can observe the Albright- Knox’s other pieces of art.'
'Miller, 27, has played 2,314 minutes this season and is on pace to finish with 4,413, or more than 700 minutes more than what he played last season. Yet he is still only seventh among N.H.L. goaltenders in minutes played.'
That Masked Man Is Always in Goal (New York Times)
Struggling Rangers set to host struggling Sabres (Sportsticker)
Buffalo Sabres (19-18-6) at New York Rangers (21-20-5) (The Sports Network)
Bottom feeders (LetsGoSabres.com)
‘Letting Thomas Vanek go would’ve made sense after the first two. We also said this at the time and took a lickin’ for it. Vanek’s $10 million could have been spent so much more wisely and the team could have cemented its future. Four extra first-round draft choices would stabilize this franchise for the next decade.’