Found September 13, 2012 on
By all accounts, there were more media members covering the NHLPA and NHL Board Of Governors meetings in the ballroom at the Marriott Marquis than were at the league's premiere event, the Stanley Cup Finals.
Ryan Miller and nine of his Sabres teammates were in the mosh pit of 283 NHL players who descended upon Manhatton on Thursday.
After the Don fehr media presentation, the individual pl...
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Ice hockey is a very dangerous game. It is one of the most physical games around. Every shift you have people trying to take you off of the puck via stick check, slash or body check. All of this is taking place while the players are skating on blades of steel at very high speeds.It is good that incidents involving a players a skate are not more frequent. But, they are not non existent...
The Sabres skated this morning in Amherst. Big turnout on hand for the 90 minute workout.
The Sabres acting team rep for the NHLPA, Jordan Leopold, didn't skate. instead, he organized the boys for a 10 minutes chat at the benches. Presumably to fill his mates in on the goings on in NYC at the NHLPA meetings on Wednesday and Thursday.
After teh skate, Leopold led his tropps...
You knew this news was coming.
The Sabres have sent Cody Hodgson, Marcus Foligno, and 16 other players to Rochester.
Adam, Tropp, McNabb, as well.
Recently, I asked Hogson about the possibility of him playing in Rochester. He told me:
"I don't make that decision. Its not up to me".
More to come
Where have we seen this movie before? Reminds me of the final week of the Buffalo Sabres 2011-12 season? Close. No cigar.
The NHL owners and NHLPA are dangerously close to running out of time and space with which to lift off. The current CBA expires at midnight on Saturday. The players and owners exchanged proposals on Wednesday. It was the first time since August 11 that the...