Sabres GM Tim Murray 'open for business'

Drew Stafford of the Buffalo Sabres reflects on the Sabres 2-1 loss against the the Chicago...

Drew Stafford of the Buffalo Sabres reflects on the Sabres 2-1 loss against the the Chicago Blackhawks at First Niagara Center on March 9, 2014. (Sean Rudyk/Getty Images/AFP)

BRUCE GARRIOCH, QMI Agency

, Last Updated: 10:02 PM ET

Tim Murray will be a busy man in the off-season. He’s willing to play Let’s Make a Deal just about anybody.

The Buffalo Sabres’ GM has hung the ‘For Sale’ sign outside the club’s office and he’s willing to move just about anybody as the off-season officially gets underway Monday for non-playoff teams.

Sources say Murray has been shopping RW Chris Stewart, D Christian Erhoff, C Luke Adam and RW Drew Stafford.

It doesn’t stop there, either. The Sabres will also listen to see what they can get for LW Marcus Foligno, LW Johan Larsson and D Chad Ruhwedel.

The last three are young players that are still considered prospects so it’s a little surprising Murray would be willing to move any of those guys given the club’s current state and direction.

“He’s just open for business,” said a league executive about Murray before the weekend. “He hasn’t drafted any of these current guys.”

Murray was amongst the NHL’s busiest GMs at the deadline by dealing goalie Ryan Miller and captain Steve Ott. The Sabres aren’t done by any stretch and are moving into the next rebuild phase.


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