‘To hit the new deadline, the work site is active for 21 hours a day, starting as early as 4 a.m. and finishing as late as 1 or 1:30 a.m, said Ryan Poropat, lead project supervisor for Mortenson Construction, the general contractor.
Archives for August 2014
Note: While we are busy tweaking the front page design to make it more appealing and functional (especially for our mobile readers), you may notice odd layout errors. Please hit "control-F5" to refresh the page and load the latest files. Thank you!
‘”We’re a young team, a team with a lot of upside, a lot of potential,” he said of the Sabres. “Once we make that work, put the work boots on and play as a team, I think we have a lot of potential. I’m excited about it.”
Amerks won’t be facing Bears this season (Rochester Democrat and Chronicle)
Amerks Announce 2014-15 Regular Season Schedule (Amerks.com)
Amerks Announce Preseason Games Vs. Toronto Marlies (Amerks.com)
‘Murray and Nolan aren’t about to hold a news conference saying as much, but they have different agendas. It doesn’t mean they have a contentious relationship. Murray will say that he wants to win ASAP because he can’t send any other message to his players, to the fans, to the league.’
‘“If you haven’t heard the name Connor McDavid and you’re a hockey fan, you’re dead,” Sherry Bassin, the Otters general manager/managing partner, cracked Thursday in First Niagara Center. “You gotta check your pulse because you need a mortician.”’
‘“It’s a pretty nice spot,” he said about Buffalo. “The fans are crazy here.”’
‘Don’t get me wrong — I think landing McDavid would be huge for the Sabres. But I think Ted Nolan is the kind of coach that won’t let his team be bad enough to contend for a draft pick derby.’
‘Of biggest importance to the Sabres is the fact that the team with the worst record will only drop to No. 2 if it does not win the lottery in 2015. That’s what happened to the Sabres this year, as they finished 14 points behind every other team but lost the lottery to the Florida Panthers and thus took Sam Reinhart with the No. 2 pick.’
‘Cunneyworth, a noted talent developer, coached Montreal on an interim basis in 2011-12. He coached the Americans from 2000-08. He also played 866 NHL games, including 35 with the Sabres.’