Found March 27, 2013 on HockeyBuzz:
PLAYERS: Drew Stafford
TEAMS: Buffalo Sabres
Drew Stafford spent the past two games parked in the press box. The former first round draft choice has been a frequent flier in the 'underachiever express' in Buffalo this season. If you listen to the outside chatter (and there's a lit of it these days), Stafford's days in a blue and gold sweater may be numbered. The NHL trade deadline is on April. Between now and then, Stafford says that he...
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