'“I don't think there's a single alternative that has been put on paper to date that will realistically happen,'' the Buffalo businessman said Monday. “Let's hope after today that offers that work can be put on the table.'' Although he didn't mention names, Hamister was referring to B. Thomas Golisano, the Rochester billionaire whose initial bid for the Sabres was rejected by the NHL three months ago because it failed to meet certain conditions.'
Hamister suspends Sabres bid; challenges Golisano to make offer
February 4, 2003 Submitted by