NHL NETWORK TO AIR "KRAFT HOCKEYVILLE 2008" GAME
Thursday, 09.18.2008 / 10:53 AM / Features
|Sebastien Menard posses with the Stanley Cup during the 2008 Kraft Hockeyville ceremonies in Roberval, Quebec, Canada. Roberval gets 'Hockeyville 2008' title|
The Sabres and Canadiens will face off in Roberval’s Benoit Levesque Arena for a preseason game as part of the “Kraft Hockeyville 2008” celebrations. Roberval was the winner of a contest that was held to find Canada’s most passionate hockey community. After 1.8 million votes across Canada were collected to assemble the five finalist communities, Roberval was selected by capturing the majority of the over 5.5 million phone and online votes during the final week of voting in March, 2008.
The Sabres will open their home preseason schedule on Saturday, September 27 against the Toronto Maple Leafs at 7 p.m. The Sabres will play their second and final home preseason game Sunday, September 28 against the Minnesota Wild with a scheduled start time of 7 p.m.
Tickets remain available for both games, with prices ranging from $20 to $45. All children 12 and under will receive 50 percent off all price levels with the purchase of an adult ticket. (Limit of four children’s tickets for each adult ticket purchased.) To purchase tickets by phone, call 1-888-223-6000, or visit www.sabres.com or www.tickets.com to purchase online