The popularity of the Sabres among women fans was
profiled in the BUFFALO NEWS under the header "Hockey
Heartthrobs -- Those Hot Young Sabres And The Women Who
Chase Them." Sabres VP/Marketing Christye Peterson said
that women are "snapping up the jerseys and merchandise and
programs" in the gift shop this season (BUFFALO NEWS, 5/13).
...Tickets to Market Square Arena for Games Three and Four
of the Pacers-Bulls series sold out yesterday in five
minutes (INDIANAPOLIS STAR-NEWS, 5/15)....The Maple Leafs
are looking into buying or owning an Ontario Hockey League
team outright as a tenant in Maple Leaf Gardens after the
Leafs move to Air Canada Centre (TORONTO SUN, 5/15).