Personally, I'm glad its only a two year deal because Staff has yet to truly prove himself, to deserve a big, long-term contract. But I have a good feeling about him this year. I'm not sure why, but call it a sixth sense. Then again, I also predicted a turnaround season for Jochen Hecht last year, the Bills to go 10-6, and James Hardy to catch 10 TD's....so yeah, there's that.
The Sabres also added NHL veteran Brad Larsen, who will no doubt start the season in Portland. Larsen comes to us from Anaheim, where he sat out all of last year with several injuries (hip and hernia, which would be a great name for a band by the way).