And another bites the dust. If you weren’t tracking on the Buffalo Sabres plan to totally rebuild the roster and head into the 2013-2014 season with a fresh start, then you might want to start counting your chickens.
It is being reported right now that Nathan Gerbe has been placed on waivers by the Buffalo Sabres. If he clears, he will most likely be bought out and will enter free agency on Friday.
Other than changing the culture and makeup of the team, this buyout doesn’t make sense. I can’t see the Buffalo Sabres using one of their amnesty buyouts on Nathan Gerbe – unless they feel it necessary and won’t be using the buyouts elsewhere.
Nathan Gerbe was set to enter into the final year of his contract and make just under 1.5 million dollars. This has to be turning heads in the players living room right now as they wonder who is going to be safe from the rebuild procedure.
There are still plenty of remaining pieces from the old Darcy/Lindy teams that Ron Rolston and company may not want around under the Darcy/Ron years.
The next couple of days should prove to be interesting, it makes you wonder what the Buffalo Sabres will look like when we wake up on Monday morning and the dust starts to settle.