Buffalo Sabres: Darcy Regier Has Fans Fired Up

July 2nd, 2010 by Kevin Freiheit Leave a reply »
Many Sabres fans, including myself, became furious over the fact that Darcy Regier hadn't made any moves on July 1st. With every signing, it seemed like the Sabres chances of improving became slimmer.

Before free agency even began, the only thing Regier did was re-sign Mike Grier, which was a solid move. That still left six unrestricted free agents on the team, leaving around $14 million of space left to sign players.

Martin Biron was one of the first moves on Thursday, signing with the New York Rangers for under $900,000 for two years.

Are you kidding me?!

Unless Biron really doesn't want to play for Buffalo, there is no reason Regier could not have topped that offer. Even if it was for $1.3 million per year, he would have been a solid pickup.

Shortly after, we watched Sergei Gonchar get signed, followed by Anton Volchenkov and Braydon Coburn.

Henrik Tallinder became an ex-sabres by signing a four year deal with New Jersey for $3.3 million. After Anaheim signed Toni Lydman, the "fire Darcy" comments built up once again.

Finally, Regier signed Jordan Leopold for three years, totaling $9 ...

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