Written for every sports fan who follows the Buffalo Sabres, this account goes behind the scenes to peek into the private world of the players, coaches, and decision makers—all while eavesdropping on their personal conversations. From the locker room to the rink, the book includes stories about Scotty Bowman, Lindy Ruff, and Taro Tsujimoto, among others, allowing readers to relive the highlights and the celebrations.
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"He was there when it happened, so when Paul Wieland goes back to the beginning of the Buffalo Sabres in the National Hockey League, it's part of his personal life story." --Scotty Bowman, from the foreword "I think I remember the crowds in Buffalo most. They were amazing in those early years...just amazing. " --Gilbert Perreault
"There's a time for fun and a time to be serious. If you can't have fun, then life isn't very much, is it?" --Rick "Rico" Martin
"We had a group of young players who were pretty raw around the edges, but there was some enormous talent there. You could see that given a few years, this was going to be a very good team." --Jim LorentzAbout the Author:
Paul Wieland has worked for the Buffalo Sabres for more than 25 years as public relations director, communications director, and executive producer of television sports for the Sabres cable network and for a TV station owned by the team. He also served as a practice goalie for many years. He is a professor in the Jandoli School of Journalism at St. Bonaventure University in upstate New York. Scotty Bowman is a record-holding former NHL head coach with 1,244 wins in the regular season and 223 in the Stanley Cup playoffs. He was the coach and general manager of the Buffalo Sabres for the 1979–1980 season and continued as the team's general manager until 1987. He lives in East Amherst, New York.
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