The Sabres will wear their new jersey 13 times this season. ©2019, Buffalo Sabres

Sabres unveil 50th anniversary ‘Golden Jersey’

The Buffalo Sabres’ commemorative 50th anniversary jersey has been unveiled.

The white alternate “Golden Jersey” the Sabres released this morning “pays homage to the past and celebrates 50 years of NHL hockey in Buffalo,” according to the team.

It will be worn 13 times at home during the 2019-20 season.

The jersey features the Sabres’ regular logo in fluorescent gold and navy blue. Five stripes – four gold and one navy – adorn the sleeves ... Read the full article

Jack Eichel gives the Sabres some star power. ©2019, Hickling Images

Sabres to appear on national TV five times in 2019-20

The Buffalo Sabres will make five appearances on national television during the 2019-20 season, the NHL announced today.

The schedule:

Friday, Nov. 8 vs. Tampa Bay, NBC Sports Network, 2 p.m. (Global Series)

Tuesday, Dec. 10 versus St. Louis, NBCSN, 7:30 p.m.

Tuesday, Dec. 17 at Toronto, NBCSN, 7 p.m.... Read the full article

The Sabres open their home schedule Oct. 5 against Taylor Hall and New Jersey. ©2019, Hickling Images

2019-20 Sabres schedule features early trip to Sweden, long winter break

BUFFALO – A two-game early-November series against the Tampa Bay Lightning in Sweden, a Dec. 10 visit from Ryan O’Reilly and the Stanley Cup champion St. Louis Blues and a nine-day January break are among the highlights of the 2019-20 Buffalo Sabres schedule the NHL released today.

The Sabres open their 50th anniversary season Oct. 3 in Pittsburgh against superstar Sidney Crosby’s Penguins before returning for their home opener Oct. 5 versus former Hart Trophy ... Read the full article

Linus Ullmark should receive some preseason action. ©2019, Hickling Images

Sabres release 2019 preseason schedule

Here it is, the Buffalo Sabres’ 2019 preseason schedule. The six-game slate the team released today includes two home contests.

Sept. 16: Buffalo vs. Pittsburgh, 7 p.m., Pegula Ice Arena (Penn State University)

Sept. 17: Buffalo at Columbus, 7 p.m., Nationwide Arena

Sept. 20: Buffalo at Toronto, 7 p.m., Scotiabank Arena

Sept. 21: Toronto at Buffalo, 7 p.m, KeyBank Center

Sept. 25: Columbus at Buffalo, 7 p.m., KeyBank Center

Sept. 28: Buffalo at Pittsburgh, 3 ... Read the full article

Rasmus Dahlin will be participating in his first NHL training camp. ©2018, Hickling Images

Sabres to open training camp Sept. 13

BUFFALO – The Sabres will open their main training camp Sept. 13, when veterans report for physicals and testing, then hold their first on-ice sessions a day later at HarborCenter, the team announced today.

Sessions are open to the public. A full camp roster and schedule will be released later. The Sabres open their preseason schedule Sept. 17 in Columbus against the Blue Jackets.... Read the full article

Evan Rodrigues tries to pry the puck from Washington goalie Philipp Grubauer last season. The Capitals visit Buffalo once next season. ©2018, Hickling Images

2018-19 Sabres schedule features early home stand, long January break

DALLAS – A season-opening four-game home stand, a 10-day January break and a Feb. 23 visit from superstar Alex Ovechkin and the Stanley Cup champion Washington Capitals are among the highlights of the 2018-19 Buffalo Sabres schedule the NHL released Thursday.

The Sabres open Oct. 4 against the Boston Bruins and stay at KeyBank Center until Oct. 11. Then they begin a season-long five-game road trip Oct. 13 in Arizona, also visiting Vegas, San Jose, ... Read the full article

Casey Mittelstadt should receive plenty of exhibition action. ©2018, Hickling Images

Sabres announce 2018 preseason schedule

Here it is, the Buffalo Sabres’ 2018 preseason schedule the team released today. The seven-game slate includes two home contests.

Sept. 17 Buffalo at Columbus, Nationwide Arena

Sept. 18 Pittsburgh at Buffalo, KeyBank Center

Sept. 21 Buffalo at Toronto, Scotiabank Arena

Sept. 22 Toronto at Buffalo, KeyBank Center

Sept. 25 Columbus at Buffalo, Clinton Arena (Clinton, New York)

Sept. 26 Buffalo at Pittsburgh, PPG Paints Arena

Sept. 28 Buffalo at New York Islanders, General Motors ... Read the full article

Phil Housley's Sabres get on the ice Sept. 15. ©2017, Hickling Images, Olean Times Herald

Sabres to open training camp Sept. 14

BUFFALO – The Sabres will open their main training camp Sept. 14, when veterans report for physicals and testing, then hold their first on-ice sessions a day later, the team announced today.

Like last year, the Sabres will begin camp in HarborCenter. Sessions are open to the public. A full camp roster and schedule will be announced later. The Sabres begin their preseason schedule Sept. 18 at KeyBank Center against the Carolina Hurricanes.... Read the full article

Sam Reinhart and the Sabres play on NBC New Year's Day. ©2017, Hickling Images, Olean Times Herald

Sabres to appear on national TV seven times in 2017-18

The Buffalo Sabres will make seven appearances on national television in 2017-18, the NHL announced today.

The schedule:

Tuesday, Oct. 24 vs. Detroit, 7:30 p.m. (NBCSN)

Wednesday, Oct. 25 at Columbus, 8 p.m. (NBCSN)

Tuesday, Nov. 7 vs. Washington, 7 p.m. (NBCSN)

Tuesday, Dec. 19 vs Boston, 7:30 p.m. (NBCSN)

Sunday, Jan. 1 vs. New York Rangers, 1 p.m. (2018 Winter Classic on NBC)

Thursday, Jan. 18 at New York Rangers, 7:30 p.m. (NBCSN)

Monday, ... Read the full article