'About 6,000 tickets remain.'
Archives for February 11, 2003
' The Sabres have just nine goals during their six-game winless streak (0-4-0-2).'
'As Peca said, there's a lot that needs to be shaken up at HSBC Arena. It should start with the man who traded away the team's heart and soul and gave Buffalo fans the sort of hockey team they've always despised. If Golisano is the guy, fine. By all means, Tom, show us the money. And then show Darcy the door.'
'Meanwhile, a group of investors that had been pursing the Sabres is, once again, interested in the team. "But I don't know what they're going to do," said Alan Maislin, a Montreal trucking company owner who was part of the investment group that includes Quentin Bourjeaurd, a former aerospace industrialist in Texas who has ownership interests in junior hockey teams in Erie, Pa., and the Dallas area.'
'“One of the biggest mistakes the Sabres have made over the last 10 years is that their marketing efforts in Rochester have been on a token basis,” Donner said. “We had the ability to bring them in for training camp long before the Bills thought of coming here, it just never happened.”'
'Amerks Chief Executive Officer Steve Donner recognizes the geographical and promotional benefits of working with the Sabres. He would be reluctant to end the affiliation but also realizes the current situation is intolerable. If Paychex CEO B. Thomas Golisano doesn’t purchase the Sabres, Donner says the affiliation is doomed.'