Hamister loses exclusive rights to buy Sabres

Via: Sportsticker

'"As of (Monday), the period of negotiating exclusivity granted to the Mark Hamister group for the purchase of the Buffalo Sabres has expired," NHL chief legal officer Bill Daly said. "As a result, the club now is free to purchase the franchise. Mr. Hamister remains welcome to pursue the purchase." "Our objective remains to find a purchaser who will maintain the franchise in Buffalo."'