Adams: Ryan Miller has meant so much to Buffalo community

Sabres general manager Kevyn Adams joined "Schopp and the Bulldog" ahead of "Ryan Miller Night" at KeyBank Center

Buffalo, N.Y. (WGR 550) – It's slated to be a special night in Downtown Buffalo on Thursday, as the Sabres are set to host "Ryan Miller Night" at KeyBank Center. The team will honor the former Vezina Trophy winning goalie by inducting him into the Sabres Hall of Fame, and raising his No. 30 to the rafters.

Ahead of Thursday's festivities, Sabres general manager Kevyn Adams joined "Schopp and the Bulldog" to talk about Miller’s 11 seasons in Buffalo, along with what's to come over the rest of the season.

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While Adams never played a single game with Miller during his NHL career, the Clarence native understands the kind of impact he left on Buffalo and the Western New York community.

“He’s meant a lot to the organization, but he’s also meant a lot to this community," said Adams on Thursday. “I think that’s what makes tonight even more special.”

Adams was also asked about the potential future of prospect goalies Erik Portillo and Devon Levi.

With Portillo, Adams was frank about how the team wanted to sign him over the summer, but couldn't get it done. Adams also said the team would be proactive in potentially trading Portillo if it came to that at the NHL Trade Deadline.

As for Levi, Adams was openly candid about getting him secure for the future of the organization.

“We would like to get him signed immediately after his season is over," Adams said with Mike Schopp and the Bulldog. "We’ve had great conversations since last year.”

Listen back to Adams' entire conversation during "Schopp and the Bulldog" in he player below:

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