Found July 03, 2012 on Days of Y'Orr:
Hey, hey, hey!Remember that time when Milan Lucic ran through Ryan Miller and everyone shat themselves 'cause apparently hitting in hockey is a foreign concept? And then Miller called Lucic a "piece of ****" and Buffalo pretended Miller had a concussion and then when Looch threatened Shanahan to reveal the blackmail photos he has on Shanny doing naughty things with Bettman's dog and got out of a suspension Buffalo announced that Miller only had whiplash?And then Buffalo tried fighting Lucic LUlz.And then a few weeks ago we found out that a Bobby Ryan/Jonas Hiller for Miller deal was all but done until Lucic ran that deal into the ice, as it were?Well now Buffalo is dismantling it's entire team just so it can man up with Looch... or pretend to.Since Free Agency Day, the Sabres front office has been trying to "toughen up" it's ranks. They signed John Scott to apparently chirp Shawn Thornton via the media... and be terrible at hockey. Twos still has ...

Trading Roy signals new era for Sabres

The makeover of the Buffalo Sabres has begun with a splash. An established scorer is out. A feisty player with desire is in. The Sabres made an early summer blockbuster trade July 2, dealing three-time team scoring leader Derek Roy to Dallas for left wing Steve Ott and defenseman Adam Pardy. "More than anything else we needed to move the balance of skill versus the physical...

Sabres Sign John Scott

BUFFALO, N.Y. (June 19, 2012)—- Buffalo Sabres General Manager Darcy Regier today announced that the team has agreed to terms with unrestricted free agent forward John Scott on a one-year contract. “John’s size and toughness make him a difficult player to battle against,” Regier said. “His physical play will be a valuable addition to our team.”

GARTH: Sabres Move The Kids

Wanna see Cody Hodgson up close? How about Marcus Foligno? Joel Armia? Mikhail Grigorenko? Zemgus Girgensens? Connor Knapp? Nathan Lieuewen? Every young star that makes up the Sabres constellation will be on hand to participate in on-ice drills and scrimmages. The Sabres have announced that their 2012 Developmental camp will now be hosted and housed at First Niagara Center...

We Ott to Pardy in Buffalo: With Roy gone, Sabres fans have reasons to celebrate

First, I'd like to apologize to you readers for the egregious pun in the title courtesy of my friend Joe (@JoeSzprygada). The opportunity is simply too great to pass up. And, as I like to say, a bad pun is better than no pun at all. So... sorrynotsorry. Anyway, as you already know, the Sabres' offseason officially got underway yesterday (with respect to the draft and John...

Dallas gets Roy in trade with Sabres

The Dallas Stars acquired center Derek Roy from the Buffalo Sabres on Monday in a trade that sent forward Steve Ott and defenseman Adam Pardy to Buffalo. Roy, 29, had 17 goals and 27 assists in 80 games for Buffalo in 2011-12. "Derek Roy is a legitimate top two line center, and has been productive throughout his career," Stars general manager Joe Nieuwendyk said in...

Stars Acquire Derek Roy; Sabres Get Steve Ott

In the final year of a six-year contract, Roy will make $5.5 million with a salary cap hit of $4 million. — Mike Heika (@MikeHeika) July 2, 2012   … VERY interesting trade here. I really like this deal for both sides. 

Sabres land Ott, Pardy in trade

The Buffalo Sabres have acquired forward Steve Ott and defenseman Adam Pardy from the Dallas Stars in exchange for forward Derek Roy. Sabres general manager Darcy Regier announced the trade Monday. Ott had 11 goals and 28 assists in 74 games with the Stars last season. The 25th overall pick in the 2000 entry draft, Ott has 85 goals and 135 assists in 566 career games. Pardy spent...

Q&A On Newest Dallas Star Derek Roy

1) What are the strengths and weakness in Roy? Is he more suited as a number 1 or 2 center? Roy is a #2 center. Period. Don't let anyone else tell you other wise. Roy is a gifted playmaker. He can See the ice well and can rack up impressive point totals. Problem is he tended to tune out the coach and tries too hard to do everything himself. He can be a lazy turnover machine...

Stars trade Ott, Pardy to Sabres for Roy

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- The Buffalo Sabres have acquired forward Steve Ott and defenseman Adam Pardy from the Dallas Stars in exchange for forward Derek Roy. Sabres general manager Darcy Regier announced the trade Monday. Ott had 11 goals and 28 assists in 74 games with the Stars last season. The 25th overall pick in the 2000 entry draft, Ott has 85 goals and 135 assists in 566 career...

Sabres get tougher with Ott

The Buffalo Sabres mission to get tougher took another step forward this evening when they acquired Adam Pardy and Steve Ott from the Dallas Stars for Derek Roy. After opening free agency with John Scott, Darcy Regier made a major decision in parting with Derek Roy, part of the post-Drury core. Not only does Roy’s departure rid the Sabres of one of their undersized forwards...

Buffalo Not Done Chasing Bobby Ryan Just Yet

photo by Getty Images It’s been one of the most talked about rumors in the NHL over the last week and a half  – the Buffalo Sabres are trying to acquire Bobby Ryan from the Anaheim Ducks. But when the team announced that they traded Derek Roy to the Dallas Stars for Steve Ott and Adam Pardy, most assumed that the chances of that deal happening were slim to none. However, that...

Sabres Continue Makeover By Adding Ott, Pardy

After eight years, Derek Roy is done in Buffalo photo by Getty Images It was getting awfully boring. While the world was waiting and praying for a decision from Zach Parise on yet another uneventful day in the world of NHL free agency, the Sabres and Dallas Stars decided to shake things up. Buffalo sent oft-scrutinized center Derek Roy packing to “Big D” in exchange for gritty...

Steve Ott, John Scott Have Sabres Loaded for Bear As Rivalry with Bruins Could Reach New Heights

Last season, the Buffalo Sabres had no answer when Bruins forward Milan Lucic bowled over Sabres netminder Ryan Miller at the Garden on Nov. 12. The Sabres were roundly condemned throughout the hockey world for their lack of response in defense of their goalie, who was sidelined for several weeks while the team fell into a lengthy tailspin that kept them out of a playoff spot. On...

Kevin Freiheit: Pardy in Buffalo - Roy Gone

Derek Roy has played in his last game as a member of the Sabres. The Dallas Stars have traded Steve Ott and Adam Pardy for Derek Roy. Ott will be 30 by the start of the season and was a former 1st round (25th overall) pick by Dallas. Ott made his NHL debut in 2002 and has hit at least 11 goals in each of the past five seasons, with 19 and 22 being his highest. Ott has also...

GARTH: Roy's Got Spurs

The Buffalo Sabres are Ott to trot. I told you last week that I caught a serious whiff of Derek Roy to Dallas for Steve Ott rumours. Today, the deal came to fruition. Dallas GM, Joe Niewenedyk, needs a play maker to get the biscuit to Jamie Benn, Loui Ericksson, and the newly acquired ray Whitney.
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