Amerks seek pledge from Sabres before extending affiliation

Via: Rochester D&C

‘Under owner Tom Golisano, the Sabres are trying to formulate a business model that will make the NHL team profitable. Cutting development costs in the American Hockey League is part of their money-saving equation. “They have their philosophy and it seems to be working really well right now, so I’m not one to question it,” Amerks president and managing partner Steve Donner said.’