The Sabres Observer
by @DaveDavisHockey on 08/19/11 at 08:50 AM ET
From The Buffalo News,
Buffalo Sabres President Ted Black was finished with several offseason updates Wednesday morning in the HSBC Arena Harbour Club and it was time to bring $40 million defenseman Christian Ehrhoff to the podium to speak to reporters.
Black wanted Darcy Regier to do those honors and had a wry smile on his face as he turned and looked at his general manager.
Said Black: “With that—and I love doing this—I’d like to introduce the GM who currently has the highest payroll in the NHL.”
Cracked Regier when he got to the microphone: “Ted cannot resist putting any more pressure on the coaching staff.”
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Dave Davis has covered the Buffalo Sabres for various NHL accredited websites and newspapers since 2003. He was the senior writer and Sabres correspondent for The Fourth Period, covered hockey for Western New York Sports and Leisure Magazine, and has had articles featured on NHL.com, FOX Sports, Yahoo Sports and in New York Sportscene. Sabres news and notes can be found on his Twitter page.
Davis originally garnered media attention in 2002 as leader of a lobbying campaign working in unison with potential buyer Mark Hamister attempting to secure state financing to keep the Sabres in Buffalo. In 2004, Davis was briefly back on the airwaves - this time reaching the finals of the inaugural "WGR Rookie" sports talk competition. After a few years of "syndicating" his articles on various sites, along with doing some internet radio work, Davis now devotes his new media efforts to bringing quality Sabres related opinions and content to Kukla's Korner.
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