He said “we’re going to win the cup and then you know what? We’re going to win another one.” This is of course in reference to John Murphy’s “chance” encounter with the new owner Terry Pegula of the Buffalo Sabres. Now, if that doesn’t excited you as a Sabres fan, then you make have to revoke your fan card.
It’s nice to hear an owner with that much pride and passion to go out and openly announce that he plans on bringing Stanley Cup(s) to the city. This city needs a championship like Nicholas Cage needs to make another bad movie and were passed desperate. It may be argued that a Superbowl would put the Nickel city back on the map by forcing all eyes on us; a Stanley Cup will mean the world as well– seeing as we now consider ourselves a hockey town.
I hope the reign of Pegula will bring as much promise as his words do, but being from a city of many disappointments, I’m going to nest in my protective shell and wait and see.