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The Sabres were massive sellers at this year's trade deadline, and the general thought is they may not be quite done.
First off, let's be abundantly clear: Ville Leino is done as a Sabre.
The only reason to bring him back is to ensure they reach the cap floor, as discussed in the last slide, but that should not, and will not, be seen as a possibility.
So with Leino gone, other Sabres have had the trade winds swirling around them. Christian Ehrhoff, Drew Stafford, Chris Stewart and Tyler Myers all were names floating around at the trade deadline before Tim Murray essentially said that all players under contract for next season wouldn't be moved until the offseason, if at all.
Now, well after the deadline, those rumors continue to persist, especially those including Ehrhoff and Stafford, per thefourthperiod.com. The return for Ehrhoff would need to be extremely high, and Stafford is in a contract year, so it remains to be seen exactly what the future holds for them.
Also something to consider, the Sabres have a pretty decent group of restricted and unrestricted free agents.
Tyler Ennis leads the way for the RFAs, with Marcus Foligno, Cory Conacher, Chad Ruhwedel, Matt Hackett, Nic Deslauriers and Luke Adam joining him. One would expect most, if not all, to return.
John Scott, Zenon Konopka, Matt D'Agostini and Henrik Tallinder represent the team's UFAs. All would be candidates for veteran depth positions on the cheap, but it's a toss up as to whether or not they'll be back.