'"A bid was made and we will be evaluating it," National Hockey League spokeswoman Bernadette Mansur said.'
Archives for September 19, 2002
'The owner of the Arena Football League's Buffalo Destroyers met with NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman on Thursday to formally submit a bid to buy the financially troubled Buffalo Sabres. Mark Hamister's meeting with Bettman could stretch into Friday possibly, said spokesman Earl Wells.'
'"If there was anything I was going to criticize after three days it was the amount of goals that were going in on certain goaltenders. Other than that I've liked everything about this camp, from the conditioning the players have done in the summertime to how well the intrasquad games have gone and how well they've adapted to trying to keep the obstruction out of the games."'
'The long-awaited first bid to buy the Buffalo Sabres is expected today or Friday, as an investor group headed by Buffalo businessman Mark E. Hamister prepares to submit its offer to the National Hockey League in New York City, business and government sources said Wednesday. The bid could come this afternoon, sources said, and perhaps spur other bids among three other interested groups.'
'Since Adelphia is in Chapter 11, the broadcast agreement is being submitted to the bankruptcy court overseeing Adelphia's Chapter 11 proceeding for approval on an expedited basis.'
'The 6-foot-4, 194-pound center played the last two seasons with HC Ceske Budejovice in the Czech Republic. He had eight goals and six assists in 41 games for the team last season.'
'OK, so Miller isn't Superman. He's not supposed to be. Instead, he's the next in the seemingly never-ending line of exceptional young goaltenders who will learn the pro game with the Rochester Americans before advancing to the NHL. Daren Puppa did it starting in 1985. Darcy Wakaluk started in 1987. Then came Olaf Kolzig in 1993. Followed by Martin Biron in 1997 and Mika Noronen in 1999.'