Archives for August 2007

Sabres still favorites for national TV

'NBC, the league's over-the-air network, has the option to air three Sabres' home games under its "Game of the Week" package, which is set to air on Sunday afternoons beginning Jan. 20, 2008. NBC has been granted a "flex" schedule, meaning the network has 13 days prior to a date to select a game.'

Sabres To Be On National TV At Least 7 Times

'Versus will broadcast 7 games, the second most for a team on their schedule.'

Sabres Sign Defenseman Mike Weber

'The 6-foot-2, 205 lb. Weber started last season with the Windsor Spitfires of the Ontario Hockey League, before being dealt to the Barrie Colts at the OHL trade deadline.'

Buffalo Sabres sign defenseman Mike Weber

'Weber was Buffalo’s second-round selection (57th overall) in the 2006 NHL Entry Draft.'

Kaleta relishes his hometown role with Sabres

"It would have been pretty cool," Kaleta said about possibly playing with Peca. "I skate with him every morning at the Pepsi Center. It’s neat to share the same room and ice as my favorite player. It would have added to the experience, him being part of the team again."

Sabres&#8217 pricing adds salt to wound

'It’s nice to see owner Tom Golisano and Co. are finding a way to keep the small-market Sabres competitive. It’s just a shame they had to kick the fans while they were already down about the former co-captains’ departures.'

Buffalo’s herd of prospects continues to impress

‘Few teams have had as productive a farm system in recent seasons as the Buffalo Sabres and it appears the tradition will continue.’ (Submitted By: Hawerchuk)

Sabres list ticket pricing and preseason slate

‘The Sabres will open and close the preseason in HSBC Arena. The opener will be on Friday, Sept. 21, against the Columbus Blue Jackets with the finale on Saturday, Sept. 29, against the Pittsburgh Penguins.’

Monday’s Rochester Coverage

Amerks open 52nd Season at home against Syracuse (

AHL Schedule released (

Sabres preseason schedule includes game at North Dakota

‘Tickets for both home preseason games go on sale Sept. 4.’

Sabres Release Pre-season Games, Variable Pricing

‘Included is a stop at the Ralph Engelstad Arena in Grand Forks, N.D. on Monday, September 24 for a neutral site game against the Minnesota Wild. This game will be a homecoming for Sabres forward Drew Stafford, who played his college hockey at “The Ralph” as a member of the University of North Dakota Fighting Sioux.’

Variable pricing released for 07-08 Season

‘There will be 9 Gold games, 22 Silver games, 5 Bronze games and 5 Value games this season.’

Preseason schedule announced

‘The Buffalo Sabres announced on Monday their 2007 pre-season schedule. Buffalo will play six games in nine days, including two home dates and a road game in North Dakota.’

Hungry for more

‘“It was a great experience, it was a dream come true.” Mancari told in an interview from his hometown of London, Ontario. “It changed my work ethic as I learned you have to be a lot quicker (for the NHL), and I need to use my size a lot more.”‘

Miller, father to speak at Compeer awards dinner

‘Buffalo Sabres goalie Ryan Miller will be the keynote speaker at Compeer of Greater Buffalo’s annual Miracle of Friendship event Oct. 16 in Hyatt Regency Buffalo. Miller’s father, Dean, will join him to talk about their family’s charitable work with the Steadfast Foundation.’