Golisano completing his bid for Sabres

Via: Buffalo News

'A top government source in Albany, meanwhile, said that the National Hockey League is negotiating only with Golisano and that no other prospective buyers have emerged. The official, speaking on condition of anonymity, said the state is not involved in the negotiations because Golisano is not seeking any state money to help close the deal. The source added that Golisano's deal for the team is getting close.'