Found September 11, 2013 on Kukla's Korner:
PLAYERS: Thomas Vanek
TEAMS: Buffalo Sabres
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Hearing BUF has told teams it is willing keep some of Thomas Vanek's salary -- providing Sabres get a deal they like. — Elliotte Friedman (@FriedgeHNIC) September 11, 2013   Vanek's been very honest that he is not going to sign until he sees the direction of the team, so that probably plays into this too. — Elliotte Friedman (@FriedgeHNIC) September 11, 2013
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