BUFFALO – About 15 Sabres gathered at a Tampa Bay restaurant Wednesday and nervously watched TSN’s coverage of the NHL trade deadline, unsure what their futures held.
“It was definitely a little stressful, a little anxiety involved,” said Sabres winger Drew Stafford, one veteran rumored to be on the block.
Stomachs churned and filled with butterflies staring at the screen. Everything can change in an instant.
“You’re watching and you’re seeing these guys on this panel that are basically announcing a tremendous change …