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SABRES ANNOUNCE SCHEDULE FOR THIS SATURDAY'S PUCKDROP 2008.

Regular season individual game tickets on sale at 9 a.m.

Wednesday, 09.17.2008 / 4:03 PM / News
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SABRES ANNOUNCE SCHEDULE FOR THIS \r\nSATURDAY\'S PUCKDROP 2008.
BUFFALO, NY (September 17, 2008) – The Buffalo Sabres today announced the schedule for this Saturday’s “Puck Drop 2008” presented by Verizon FiOS at HSBC Arena. This day-long event will be an opportunity for fans of all ages to share in the excitement of the first day of training camp with a full day of events, including the opportunity to purchase individual tickets for the new season. Admission and HSBC Arena ramp parking are both free.

Individual game tickets will go on sale at the HSBC Arena box office at 9 a.m. on Saturday. To purchase tickets by phone call 1-888-223-6000, or visit www.sabres.com or www.tickets.com to purchase online.

The Sabres will take part in a scrimmage at 10 a.m., followed by the unveiling of the team’s new third jersey that will make its debut during the 2008-09 NHL season. The jersey features a modernization of the team’s vintage design elements, while incorporating the latest in sports uniform technology. Fans will be able to pre-order the new jersey at a kiosk in the Sabres Store. Immediately following the jersey unveiling, fans will have the chance to get up close and personal with some of their favorite Sabres at an autograph session.

Saturday also marks the release of “The Making of a Classic” DVD, a video documentary reliving the historic AMP Energy/NHL Winter Classic played at Ralph Wilson Stadium on January 1, 2008. The DVD is a look back at the thrilling outdoor game between the Buffalo Sabres and Pittsburgh Penguins played in front of an NHL record setting 71,217 passionate hockey fans. “The Making of a Classic” is just $10, with a portion of the proceeds from the sale of the DVD going to the Buffalo Sabres Foundation. The DVD will be available for sale at the Sabres Store, online at www.sabres.com, or at the HSBC Arena Box Office.

Other “Puck Drop 2008” events include: the debut of the 110-foot long Winter Classic mural in the HSBC Arena pavilion; live music in the Plaza area with McCarthyizm from Noon-2 p.m., with food and drink available for purchase; and interactive games and activities for kids in the Plaza throughout the day in the Verizon FiOS tent.

“Puck Drop 2008” presented by Verizon FiOS will also play host to the inaugural Buffalo Sabres Adult Street HockeyFest on the streets surrounding HSBC Arena; a day-long street hockey tournament featuring men and women ages 18 and up. The first games will begin at 9 a.m.
 
2008 ADULT HOCKEYFEST SCHEDULE
Competitive Division
Recreational Division





Fans should also note that due to the Street Hockey tournament, Perry Street will be closed from Seymour H. Knox III Plaza (Main Street) to Illinois St; and Washington Street will be closed from Scott Street to Perry Street in front of the Arena to allow families to enjoy the festivities. Fans driving to HSBC Arena should plan alternate routes to account for the street closings. Free parking will be available in the HSBC Arena parking ramp located on Illinois Street and the surface lots located on Perry Street which will be accessible when approaching from either Michigan or South Park Avenues.

Check www.sabres.com for more details and updates on “Puck Drop 2008” presented by Verizon FiOS.

For driving directions to the arena, please click here.

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STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 p - BOS 82 54 19 9 261 177 117
2 y - PIT 82 51 24 7 249 207 109
3 x - TBL 82 46 27 9 240 215 101
4 x - MTL 82 46 28 8 215 204 100
5 x - NYR 82 45 31 6 218 193 96
6 x - PHI 82 42 30 10 236 235 94
7 x - CBJ 82 43 32 7 231 216 93
8 x - DET 82 39 28 15 222 230 93
9 WSH 82 38 30 14 235 240 90
10 NJD 82 35 29 18 197 208 88
11 OTT 82 37 31 14 236 265 88
12 TOR 82 38 36 8 231 256 84
13 CAR 82 36 35 11 207 230 83
14 NYI 82 34 37 11 225 267 79
15 FLA 82 29 45 8 196 268 66
16 BUF 82 21 51 10 157 248 52

STATS

2013-2014 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
C. Hodgson 72 20 24 -26 44
T. Ennis 80 21 22 -25 43
D. Stafford 70 16 18 -19 34
C. Ehrhoff 79 6 27 -27 33
C. Stewart 63 15 11 0 26
C. Conacher 79 7 19 1 26
T. Myers 62 9 13 -26 22
Z. Girgensons 70 8 14 -6 22
M. Foligno 74 7 12 -17 19
J. McBain 69 6 11 -13 17
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
M. Neuvirth 4 8 2 .921 2.78
J. Enroth 4 17 5 .911 2.82