WEST RIDGE ROAD– ANSWERED THE PHONE THIS AFTERNOON EVEN THOUGH THEIR LISTED HOURS OF OPERATION DO INCLUDE SUNDAY’S. BROWN JOINS US WITH MORE. THAD? ((ON CAM)) AT THANKSGIVING, THE SABRES WERE ON TOP THE OF THE WORLD… TIED FOR THE LEAGUE LEAD IN POINTS AT ONE POINT….. BUT BUFFALO WAS THE WORST TEAM IN HOCKEY SINCE… ((VO)) PHIL HOUSLEY WAS NOT GOING TO SURVIVE THAT… SABRES GM JASON BOTTERILL MET THE MEDIA JUST A COUPLE HOURS AGO… HE CALLED HOUSLEY A GOOD MAN… WITH ANY PLAYERS…. ((SOT)) ” ” Jason Botterill/Sabres GM: “In the end, I thought this decision had to be made for our organization to move forward. We are all responsible for the success and failures of this organization. We are certainly not pleased at where we’re at and where our results have been this year. We all need to be accountable and not make excuses.” ((ON CAM)))) BOTTERILL DID SAY THE PROCESS OF FINDING A NEW COACH HAS ALREADY BEGUN… BUT WOULD OFFER NO FURTHER DETAILS….