Found July 01, 2012 on Kukla's Korner:
PLAYERS: Brad Boyes
TEAMS: Buffalo Sabres
from Doug Harrison of CBC, CBCSports.ca: Do you think you can sign with a team Sunday? BB: I’m hoping, too, but it’s tough because you don’t have a lot of information [on the direction of teams] before that day. If not, [my agent Pat Brisson and I] will look at the next day. CBCSports.ca: When negotiating on your behalf, will your agent Pat Brisson speak to this past season as simply an off year and emphasize you have much to offer interested teams? BB: Pat will probably say that I might not have been in the ideal situation [in Buffalo] playing in certain positions. I know what I can do and what I can bring [to a team]. It was a tough spot for me [in Buffalo] but next year I’m looking at wherever I go to get back to contributing [on the scoresheet], to having fun again, playing a more prominent role and to earn that again, not looking at anyone give it to you. more
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