24-6-2005 Options to be confirmed tomorrow
The following players' contract options need to be confirmed tomorrow:


22-6-2005 Tim Connolly frustrated
Buffalo Sabres center Tim Connolly feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a franchise player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of USA, Tim Connolly was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Islanders in the 1st round of the 1999 entry draft. He has appeared in 493 NHL games during his career, notching 82 goals and adding 129 assists along with 126 penalty minutes. The 24 year old center is waiting for a good start this season.


22-6-2005 Taylor Pyatt frustrated
Buffalo Sabres left wing Taylor Pyatt feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a regular player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a minor league player.

A native of Canada, Taylor Pyatt was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Islanders in the 1st round of the 1999 entry draft. He has appeared in 91 NHL games during his career, notching 4 goals and adding 16 assists along with 43 penalty minutes. The 23 year old left wing is eagerly waiting to hit the ice once the season starts.


23-6-2005 Contracts expiring !
The following players' contracts are going to expire in one week:
-Martin Biron (Buffalo Sabres) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Stu Barnes (Buffalo Sabres) UFA
-Erik Rasmussen (Rochester Americans) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Richard Smehlik (Buffalo Sabres) UFA
-Patrice Brisebois (Buffalo Sabres) UFA
-Tom Askey (Rochester Americans) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Mike Barrie (Rochester Americans) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Travis McAlpine (Rochester Americans) UFA
-Rejean Stringer (Rochester Americans) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Robert Morris (Rochester Americans) RFA, needs qualifying offer


23-6-2005 Contracts expiring !
The following staff members' contracts are going to expire in one week:
-Lindy Ruff(pro)
-Jim Benning(pro)
-David Volek(pro)
-Doug McKenney(pro)
-Bo Berglund(farm)
-Darby Khov(farm)


21-6-2005 Jaromir Sacher agrees on a contract.
Jaromir Sacher has signed a $305 000 per year, 3 year deal with the Buffalo Sabres. Detailed terms of the deal were not announced.

20-6-2005 Board decreases player budget for next season
The board of owners has decreased player budget for next season with $5 000 000 because of your poor financial record.

20-6-2005 Board loans money
The board of owners has loaned $11 786 760$ for the team to balance the team funds.

20-6-2005 Norm Milley agrees on a contract.
Norm Milley has signed a $390 000 per year, 4 year deal with the Buffalo Sabres. Detailed terms of the deal were not announced.

20-6-2005 Andrew Peters agrees on a contract.
Andrew Peters has signed a $360 000 per year, 4 year deal with the Buffalo Sabres. Detailed terms of the deal were not announced.

Eastside Hockey Manager