Buffalo Bills and Sabres co-owner Kim Pegula under medical treatment

 | June 15, 2022


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The undisclosed condition took the team by surprise in the latest announcement.

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In the latest announcement from the organization, Kim Pegula, the Buffalo Bills and Sabres co-owner is now receiving medical attention. Pegula has suffered an undisclosed illness that is being treated at a medical facility. 

In a statement, the Pegula family said: "Kim is receiving medical care as a result of some unexpected health issues. We are very grateful for the progress she has made over the past few days. She has an exceptional team of medical experts at her side. We ask that you keep Kim and our family in your prayers and ask that you respect our need for privacy."

Pegula is the first woman president of both an NFL and NHL team, overseeing operations for the Bills and the Sabres. She is 53 years old and is President and CEO of  CEO of Pegula Sports and Entertainment.

Quarterback of the Buffalo Bills, Josh Allen, said: "We're all praying for them, and we appreciate everyone in the community praying for them as well. She's done so much for our organization, and we all love her so much. Again, as a team, we're saying our prayers, and we just ask that you guys do the same for us, please."

Pegula was born in South Korea and adopted at 5 years old by a Canadian family based in Fairport, New York, which is east of Rochester.

The group also owns the National Lacrosse League Buffalo Bandits and Rochester Knighthawks and the AHL's Rochester Americans. 

Bills Head Coach Sean McDermott said: "What [Kim and Terry Pegula] have done for me, for my family, for this team and this city and western New York -- just being there for them, all of us collectively offering our prayers and support and giving them the privacy that they need, is important during this time."

The group has not released any details regarding Kim Pegula's condition at this time.

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