'Wednesday's game took some persuasion by Golisano to the NHL in the summer. When first approached, commissioner Gary Bettman was concerned about the financial ramifications of playing a game in an 11,000 seat venue. Golisano, though, wasn't discouraged. ''Even if it costs us financially it's worth it,'' Golisano said.'
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