'Quinn said the Sabres lost an estimated $7 million by not playing this year less what they would have lost had the season been played. He worries fans will be put off by the lockout and the game's descent to rock bottom, but sees a silver lining in the opportunity to reform. ''We're all living through it here in Erie County and the city of Buffalo,'' he said. ''The problems we're facing in our community, our government, were also all predictable, and yet we all hit the rocks.'''
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