Ding Dong, the witch is dead! The Sabres have been sold and all will be right with the world! This is the current sentiment in the Sabres fan base. Change is coming, this is undeniably true. But when, who and how much has yet to be determined.
Many believe new owner Terry Pegula to be a mythical owner from heaven sent to overspend and create a new Stanley Cup dynasty in Buffalo. This could be possible, but more than likely it’s only a little bit true. Terry Pegula has purchased the Buffalo Sabres, this is literally all that we know at this point in time.
Pegula has a history with Penn State and their sports program. He has shown a willingness to spend money on his teams. He also has plenty of money to spend as a multi-billionaire. Furthermore, he is a Sabres fan and his wife is from upstate New York. These things do bode well for Sabres’ fans.
Buffalo nation has been filled with a renewed sense of hope and are excited about the future. Isn’t that how we felt when the team was sold to Golisano? For the villain many would paint him as, Tom Golisano has done a lot of great things for the Sabres.
The first thing he did was bail the Sabres out of bankruptcy and league ownership. He then made sure that the Sabres would not be leaving Buffalo, not on his watch. For all the hype made about his residence in Florida, Golisano did care about Buffalo.
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