'When the Sabres went bankrupt and the franchise was looking to relocate elsewhere, Bettman was insistent enough to keep them In HSBC. He did the same for Ottawa, another small-market team. Bettman’s face is as congenial to Buffalo sports fans as Jimmy Johnson or Brett Hull. This time, however, he got it right.'
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'Peters said that after playing 21 games with a Swedish team during the lockout and starting up his training regimen 10 weeks ago, he’s in shape to get back to practice with his teammates. “I’m ahead of where I was last year,” he said, noting he’s been working out at the gym four days a week in addition to doing pilates, boxing and regular workouts on the ice.'
'He’s even said publicly he feels the Sabres can, and should, be turning a profit within 3-5 years.'