“The right center ice is a priority,” Buffalo Sabres General Manager Darcy Regier told BuffaloNews.com. “The real unknown here is what the trade market will hold. Nothing has started. It doesn’t get started until after the playoffs. Teams begin to talk, and then it really builds as you go into the draft. It’s tough to know what will be available, but if we can find the right center man it would help.”

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