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Patrick Kaleta practiced again Friday. ©2014, Dan Hickling, Olean Times Herald
Bill Hoppe     Olean Times Herald
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BUFFALO – For days, Sabres winger Patrick Kaleta looked out a window in his Hamburg home and had one thought, “Man, when is this going to end?”

As foot after foot of snow from Winter Storm Knife piled up, Kaleta, like most Southtowns residents, got trapped. He spent three days shoveling and helping people.

“There was nothing I could do,” Kaleta said Friday following practice inside the First Niagara Center. “As my neighbors’ kids would say, I’m pretty grumpy.”

Finally, Kaleta made it …

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Patrick Kaleta was stuck at home for days. ©2014, Dan Hickling, Olean Times Herald
Bill Hoppe     Olean Times Herald
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BUFFALO – For days, Sabres winger Patrick Kaleta looked out a window in his Hamburg home and had one thought, “Man, when is this going to end?”

As foot after foot of snow from Winter Storm Knife piled up, Kaleta, like most Southtowns residents, got trapped. He spent three days shoveling and helping people.

Finally, Kaleta made it to practice today. It wasn’t easy, however.

“I had to take the long way, but I was happy to get out there and practice, for …

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Snow has been falling around Buffalo for days. ©2014, Dan Hickling, Olean Times Herald
Bill Hoppe     Olean Times Herald
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BUFFALO – With Winter Storm Knife still decimating much of the area surrounding Buffalo, the NHL announced this afternoon it has postponed Friday’s Sabres-New York Rangers game at the First Niagara Center.

The NHL used the phrase “continuing weather-related difficulties” in the press release.

A makeup date will be announced later.

After taking Wednesday off, the Sabres practiced again today. They operated like the game would be played as scheduled.

Update: According to Sabres spokesman Mike Gilbert, a decision on the game had to …

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Sam Reinhart will be one of training camp's most interesting storylines. ©2014, Dan Hickling, Olean Times Herald
Bill Hoppe     Olean Times Herald
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BUFFALO – The season’s getting closer, Sabres fans.

The team announced today training camp will open next Thursday when veterans report for testing and physicals. The first on-ice sessions are a day later.

On-ice sessions at the First Niagara Center are open to the public.

The camp roster and the first week of the schedule are below.

2014-15 Training Camp Roster

Friday, Sept. 19
Session one: 11-11:45 a.m.
Session two: 1:15-2 p.m.
Session three: 3:30-4:15 p.m.

Saturday, Sept. 20
Session one: 10-11:15 a.m.
Session two: 11:30 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.
Session three: …

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Tyler Ennis' Sabres will play Toronto twice during the preseason. ©2014, Dan Hickling, Olean Times Herald
Bill Hoppe     Olean Times Herald
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BUFFALO – Here’s the six-game 2014 Sabres preseason schedule. Tickets go on sale August 25 at 10 a.m.

Sept. 21                Buffalo @ Washington   5 p.m. Verizon Center
Sept. 23             Buffalo vs. Carolina        7 p.m. First Niagara Center
Sept. 26             Buffalo vs. Toronto         7 p.m. First Niagara Center
Sept. 28                Buffalo @ Toronto           7 p.m. Air Canada Centre
Oct. 1                  Buffalo vs. Washington 7 p.m. First Niagara Center
Oct. 3                    Buffalo @ Carolina           7 p.m. PNC Arena

In addition, the Sabres will host the USA Hockey All-American Prospects …

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Jhonas Enroth (1), Mike Weber (6), Tyler Myers (57) and the Sabres will face Washington on March 16 on NBC Sports Network. ©2014, Dan Hickling, Olean Times Herald
Bill Hoppe     Olean Times Herald
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BUFFALO – NBC’s 2014-15 national television schedule includes 11 Sabres games.

From the schedule the NHL released today:

– Oct. 14 at Carolina, 7:30 p.m. (NBC Sports Network) *

– Nov. 11 at St. Louis, 8 p.m., (NBCSN)

– Nov. 18 vs. San Jose, 7:30 p.m. (NBCSN) *

– Dec. 2 vs. Tampa Bay, 7:30 p.m. (NBCSN) *

– Dec. 9 vs. Los Angeles, 7:30 p.m. (NBCSN) *

– Jan. 18 at Detroit, 8 p.m. (NBCSN) *

– Feb. 15 vs. Philadelphia, 7:30 p.m. (NBCSN)

– Feb. 17 vs. …

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Drew Stafford and the Sabres play Oct. 11 in Chicago and host the Blackhawks on April 3. ©2014, Dan Hickling, Olean Times Herald
Bill Hoppe     Olean Times Herald
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BUFFALO – The Sabres’ 2014-15 schedule will get busy in a hurry, with the Oct. 9 season opener against the Columbus Blue Jackets inside the First Niagara Center starting a stretch of 11 games in 22 days. They then play 14 games in November, their most active month.

Two home games against superstar Sidney Crosby and the Pittsburgh Penguins, a Dec. 9 visit from the Stanley Cup champion Los Angeles Kings and an April 3 contest against South Buffalo native Patrick …

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Sidney Crosby and the Penguins visit twice, Nov. 8 and the April 11 season finale. ©2014, Dan Hickling, Olean Times Herald
Bill Hoppe     Olean Times Herald
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BUFFALO – Two home games against superstar Sidney Crosby and the Pittsburgh Penguins, a Dec. 9 visit from the Stanley Cup champion Los Angeles Kings and an April 3 contest against South Buffalo native Patrick Kane and the Chicago Blackhawks are among the highlights of the 82-game 2014-15 Sabres schedule released today.

The Sabres open at home Oct. 9 against the Columbus Blue Jackets, starting a busy stretch of 11 games in 22 days.

They play a season-high 14 games in November …

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Tyler Myers and the Sabres will open the season Oct. 9. ©2014, Dan Hickling, Olean Times Herald
Bill Hoppe     Olean Times Herald
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The Buffalo Sabres will open the 2014-15 NHL season Oct. 9 at home against the Columbus Blue Jackets, the league announced today.

The NHL released the home openers for all 30 teams today. The full schedule will be released Sunday at 4 p.m.

The Sabres will also play Oct. 11 in Chicago against the Blackhawks.

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Thomas Vanek and the Sabres will have 70 games aired on MSG next season. ©2013, Dan Hickling, Olean Times Herald
Bill Hoppe     Olean Times Herald
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BUFFALO – MSG will televise 70 Sabres games in 2013-14, while NBC or NBC Sports Network will broadcast the other 12, the team announced today.

Ten games will air on NBC Sports Network. The other two will air on NBC or NBC Sports Network as part of the flex schedule.

The scheduled NBC games:

Oct. 2 at Detroit, 8:00 (NBCSN)
Oct. 8 vs. Tampa Bay, 7:30 (NBCSN)
Oct. 14 vs. Minnesota, 7:30 (NBCSN)
Oct. 23 vs. Boston, 8:00 (NBCSN)
Jan. 14 vs. Philadelphia, 7:30 (NBCSN)
Jan. 27 at …

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