Sabres follow Senators' lead

Via: Ottawa Citizen

'"Hamister is our first choice, obviously, and frankly, based on the amount of work and effort that has gone into them trying to consummate this purchase, I doubt that it is realistic to presume that someone else will come riding in to do this," he said. "My own belief is that, for this club to be successful, Hamister and Berman are going to need to close their transaction."'