Sabres complete purchase of Rochester Americans

Buffalo, NY – The Buffalo Sabres today announced they have signed a purchase agreement with the Rochester Americans hockey club.

The AHL Board of Governors unanimously approved the transaction earlier Friday. The Sabres also announced their affiliation agreement with the Portland Pirates has ended.

The Buffalo Sabres say they will have no further comment at this time, but are expected to hold a press conference in Rochester next week to set forth their plans for the franchise.