'Pitts and others fear two scenarios, either of which could allow the Sabres to break their 30-year lease and move: that the Sabres or John Rigas could seek bankruptcy protection, or that the NHL could take over a troubled franchise and determine its fate. As Pitts said of any such scenario, "This could be the worst nightmare for Buffalo Sabres fans."'
Hamister, Rich top list of possible team owners
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Via: Buffalo News