'“The Buffalo Sabres are a major component of our sports programming, and this decade-long renewal showcases our significant commitment to hockey and to the Western New York community," said Michael Bair, president, MSG media. "MSG Networks own hockey in the New York area, and we are thrilled to make this long-term deal with the Sabres.”'
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'"We go through some tough times here in Buffalo with our sports teams, whether it's the Bills or Sabres. The fans here are passionate and they'll stick behind the team, no matter what. That is what I like about Buffalo. It's a great sports city and they'll stick behind you, no matter what."'
'"I've just got to fill in what Buffalo doesn't have," Paille said this summer, discussing his chances of sticking with the parent club after a 14-game audition last season. "They obviously have a ton of skill and a lot of speed. I'm hoping I can bring a lot of that speed and some offense to help the team, but I also want to provide some grittiness and be gritty in the corners and make some decent hits."'
'The Buffalo Sabres today announced a 10-year extension with the Madison Square Garden Network (MSG) to annually televise about 74 games of the National Hockey League team in Western New York.'
'The Sabres host the Pittsburgh Penguins at the arena at 7 p.m. Sept. 30, and the game will mark the debut of the Sabres' new uniform. Tickets range from $22 to $72.'
Amerks announce road game schedule change (Amerks.com)
Amerks open 51st season at home against Albany (Amerks.com)