Archive for June, 2011

Sabres gamble pays off with Ehrhoff signed (The Canadian Press)

By at 30 June, 2011, 10:06 pm

BUFFALO, N.Y. – Once defenceman Christian Ehrhoff put his round of golf on hold to hear what the Buffalo Sabres had to offer, general manager Darcy Regier was confident he had a shot of signing the player before the start of the NHL’s free agency period.

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With Ehrhoff gone, Salo tops Canucks’ to-do list (The Vancouver Sun)

By at 30 June, 2011, 9:43 pm

The Vancouver Canucks want him back and defenceman Sami Salo wants to come back.

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Ehrhoff signs on with Sabres for a decade (The StarPhoenix)

By at 30 June, 2011, 7:16 pm

Buffalo’s ownership made another big splash late Thursday with the signing of unrestricted free agent defenceman Christian Ehrhoff.

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Sabres’ gamble pays off with Ehrhoff signed (The Canadian Press)

By at 30 June, 2011, 7:08 pm

BUFFALO, N.Y. – Once defenceman Christian Ehrhoff put his round of golf on hold to hear what the Buffalo Sabres had to offer, general manager Darcy Regier was confident he had a shot of signing the player before the start of the NHL’s free agency period.

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Brad Richards heads slim NHL free-agent class (AP)

By at 30 June, 2011, 6:47 pm

How’s this for a change of pace? While the NFL and NBA are embroiled in labor disputes that threaten their upcoming seasons, NHL clubs are gearing up to spend more money on salaries than they have since a lockout canceled a full campaign six years ago….

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AP Source: Sabres, D Ehrhoff reach a 10-year deal (The Canadian Press)

By at 30 June, 2011, 5:20 pm

BUFFALO, N.Y. – The Buffalo Sabres’ gamble to acquire and then sign Christian Ehrhoff before the start of free agency has paid off after the veteran defenceman agreed to a 10-year, US$40 million contract on Thursday.

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Ehrhoff signs on with Sabres with 10-year, $40 million deal (Yahoo! Sports)

By at 30 June, 2011, 4:59 pm

Christian Ehrhoff’s agent Rick Curran told a Buffalo radio station Wednesday night that his client was looking to sign with a team that would be a perennial contender. That explained why talks with the New York Islanders broke down so … Continue read…

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Sabres have ‘positive’ talks with Ehrhoff’s camp (The Canadian Press)

By at 30 June, 2011, 3:19 pm

BUFFALO, N.Y. – The Sabres have done their part in showing how interested they are in signing free agent-to-be defenceman Christian Ehrhoff.

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NHL Free Agency Preview (Yahoo! Sports)

By at 30 June, 2011, 2:25 pm

With less than 24 hours until NHL free agency opens, several teams are scrambling to sign their unrestricted free agents while they still own negotiating rights. Many coveted players have signed in the past 48 hours — Carolina’s Jussi Jokinen being th…

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