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Saturday, July 09, 2005

nhl- Fresh start for Sabres

from the Buffalo News, For three years, the Buffalo Sabres clamored for a new National Hockey League framework that would allow them to cut costs, erase large annual losses and create a solid long-term franchise.
The Sabres will have that framework under a new labor agreement expected to be announced next week.
That deal will include a salary cap and revenue-sharing plan expected to help the Sabres cut their payroll by a few million dollars and increase their revenue.
Now it will be up to the Sabres to ensure the long-term viability of this franchise....more...