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Add the Buffalo Sabres to the long list of teams that have shown interest in unrestricted free agent Shane Doan.
Terry Bross of Lagardere Unlimited confirmed with me today that there have been discussions with Buffalo regarding his client.
“We have been in touch with the Sabres,” Bross said. “At this time, we have not narrowed the list of teams down that we will consider. I expect that might happen tomorrow.”
Bross wouldn’t elaborate on which teams are expected to make the cut, but other mainstream media reports have not mentioned the Sabres as likely to be one of Doan’s final choices.
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Only 2-3 teams would warrant serious interest on Doan’s part, Bross said. Location, management/players and Cup chances are all factors.— Sarah McLellan (@azc_mclellan) July 9, 2012
Based on tweets from @pgshelly, @reallisa and @HeleneStJames, those three teams could be Pittsburgh, LA and Detroit.— Sarah McLellan (@azc_mclellan) July 9, 2012
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