'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.'
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'Versus will broadcast 7 games, the second most for a team on their schedule.'
'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.'
'Weber was Buffalo’s second-round selection (57th overall) in the 2006 NHL Entry Draft.'
"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."
'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.'
‘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)
‘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.’
‘Tickets for both home preseason games go on sale Sept. 4.’
‘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.’
‘There will be 9 Gold games, 22 Silver games, 5 Bronze games and 5 Value games this season.’
‘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.’
‘“It was a great experience, it was a dream come true.” Mancari told LetsGoSabres.com 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.”‘
‘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.’