Sabres’ 2012-13 schedule features fewer back-to-back sets

Via: Niagara Gazette

‘“(Owner) Terry Pegula tasked us with getting the best possible schedule for our players, regardless of whether it meant sacrificing prime home weekend dates,” Sabres president Ted Black said in a statement. “As such, our schedule-making requests and decisions this year were driven by a “Hockey-First” philosophy that sought to reduce back-to-back situations and maximize the amount of recovery time between games.”’