Quinn confirmed this week that the Sabres have a July 1 deadline to decide whether to buy out the contract with Empires owner, Adelphia, for $1 million and sell the National Hockey League teams games to another cable sports entity with a wider audience reach in upstate New York. It will not be easy finding another carrier willing to pay $26 million for four years, which is what remains on the deal that Adelphia made with the NHL when the league was running the team.
Empire is left in limbo while Quinn shops around
May 17, 2003 Submitted by
Via: Buffalo News