Sabres' economic impact pegged at $65 million

Via: Business First of Buffalo

'"For more than three decades, the Sabres have contributed a great deal to the Buffalo area. Their fans have rewarded them with support and loyalty and government helped build a new stadium," Hevesi said. "I hope that the team's recent difficulties can be overcome, and that the Sabres can be returned to a position of financial stability and on-ice success in the National Hockey League."'