'The NHL has been operating the Sabres since June, when owner John Rigas' Adelphia Cable empire imploded. The Sabres listed debts of more than $200 million, including deferred salaries to about half a dozen players and $750,000 to the city of Buffalo for ground rent at HSBC Arena.'
Sabres Seek Protection in Chapter 11 Filing
January 14, 2003 Submitted by
Via: Los Angeles Times