by Jeff Wozer, Buffalo Sports Page Humorist

It was an exciting NHL Draft in Dallas, as the Sabres made Rasmus Dahlin the first overall pick and a future cornerstone of the franchise.  But not everything said at the draft table is about players and scouting.  Sports humorist Jeff Wozer has discovered the top things overheard at the teams draft table.

“Tim Murray is on the phone – he wants his job back.”

“I can’t believe I’m missing the World Cup for this.”

“If you see the arena manager tell him our draft table is wobbly.”

“We’re approaching hour six of the Golden Knights’ pre-draft pick ceremony.”

“Look Terry and Kim! You’re on the Jumbotron’s kiss cam!”

“Where’s Botterill? We can’t get seated at a draft table with an incomplete party.”

“Damn. I must have lost a loafer tassel during our pre-draft soccer warm-up.”

“Now that we have the best Swedish player available let’s focus on the best Boston University player available.”

“Any interest in hiring Trevor Hoffman’s girlfriend as our Social Media Director?”

“It’s Sabre Tooth on the phone. It just woke up in a south Texas motel room with one of its kidneys missing.”

Jeff also has some ideas about what Jason Botterill likes about being GM, and signs the Sabres will make Rasmus Dahlin feel at home.


Jeff Wozer

Nationally touring stand-up comedian Jeff Wozer has performed with some of comedy’s biggest acts – Martin Short, John Oliver, Brian Reagan – and on some of comedy’s biggest stages – Red Rocks Amphitheater, the Las Vegas strip, Great American Comedy Festival.

His humor articles have appeared in more than 40 publications including ESPN’s, Rocky Mountain Sports and the Explorer Club’s Explorer’s Journal.

Prior to veering into comedy he worked as a sports and news director for WFAD in Middlebury, Vermont where he won an Associated Press award for hockey play-by-play. And he spent two years as the play-by-play voice for the Vail Avalanche junior hockey team in Vail, Colorado.

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