Vanek Comments on Status with Sabres

July 24, 2013 Updated Jul 24, 2013 at 7:40 PM EDT

By WKBW Admin

July 24, 2013 Updated Jul 24, 2013 at 7:40 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS, MINN. - (WKBW) As trade speculation continues to swirl in the NHL offseason winds Thomas Vanek is addressing his status with the Buffalo Sabres.

The star winger is entering the final season of his contract and, with the Sabres in rebuild mode, could find himself on the way out of Western New York.

Our ABC affiliate in Minneapolis, KSTP, caught up with Vanek at the University of Minnesota. The former Gopher has been skating at U of M.

***Click on the video to watch the full interview***

Earlier this month Sabres General Manager Darcy Regier confirmed that he has spoken to other teams about trading Vanek and goaltender Ryan Miller.

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