Sabres set to purchase AHL team

Via: Portland Press Herald

‘Brian Petrovek, the Pirates’ CEO/managing owner, declined to comment about the possible purchase by Buffalo, his team’s NHL affiliate for the past three seasons, and what it would mean to the future of the Pirates. "We have a contractural relationship with the Buffalo Sabres," Petrovek said. "They know it. We know it. I really can’t say more about it."’