‘Buffalo has five players entering the market — Dmitri Kalinin, Teppo Numminen, Nolan Pratt, Michael Ryan and Jocelyn Thibault — and Kalinin is probably the only one who will get a contract offer Tuesday on the first day of bidding. The others are on the second tier (or lower), so there shouldn’t be a big outcry inside or outside the organization if any or all leave town.’
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