'“Tom Golisano wanted to do more for Buffalo and Rochester area high school players to showcase their talents,” said Buffalo Sabres Managing Partner, Larry Quinn. “The talent level of teenagers in both cities is quite high and he felt this event will create some fun-filled competition between the two cities. Furthermore, Tom was very pleased when he contacted Scotty Bowman and he agreed to lend his name and participate in this event. It will be a great experience for each participant.”'
Archives for March 23, 2005
'The game will be played at HSBC Arena on April 15th with the juniors on the ice first at 6pm and then the seniors at 8:30pm. The winner of the second game will be awarded the Scotty Bowman Cup that will be similar looking to the Stanley Cup.'
'The Buffalo Sabres will highlight some of the best young amateur hockey talent in Western New York with the Scotty Bowman Showcase on April 15 in HSBC Arena.'
'"The only thing that I didn't like was that the goal/icing line remained red, as well as the border around the crease. I think that they should also have been orange. But to make that look good the goal posts would also need to be painted orange. That is my idea… I really liked the blue ice, just change the goal line and the nets and it would be awesome."'