'While pleading with fans and sponsors to get behind the team, Bettman stressed that fans need not worry where money spent on the Sabres might end up. "The money that you spend in support of this club is not going to Adelphia and is not going to the Rigases," Bettman said. "All of the money will go to the operations of the Sabres. I want to assure people that your support of the franchise stays with the franchise."'
Bettman tries to ease fears in Buffalo
July 27, 2002 Submitted by
Via: Toronto Globe & Mail