'But they will have, at best, 14 months to retrieve the city's hearts and wallets. It's widely conceded that a long labour lockout will follow next season. If the Sabres aren't on a roll in all areas by then, the franchise would be in serious, serious trouble. It already is, if Hamister and Berman decide to go cheap.'
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