'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.'
Archives for August 2007
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‘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.’