NHL team pondered a brief move to Copps

Via: Hamilton Spectator

'City officials held serious talks as recently as 11 days ago to discuss the possibility of a National Hockey League team moving temporarily to Copps Coliseum…While no specific NHL team was identified, Powers believes the group was interested in bringing the financially-troubled Buffalo Sabres to town. "There appeared to be an urgency to the situation. I think it was highly likely it was a Sabres' situation," he said.'