SABRES LAUNCH NEW MEDIA PLAYER
Friday, 09.19.2008 / 3:49 PM ET / Multimedia
Buffalo Sabres | Press Release
|The Buffalo Sabres today launched the newest edition of Sabres TV. Updated with a sleek, custom look, the latest media player features exclusive Sabres content on seven channels programmed for the team.
The media player is free and available only on sabres.com
One centerpiece of the latest media player is “The Sabres Show” channel. The new weekly half-hour magazine show produced by Sabres TV, will make its debut on October 10th at 7 p.m. on both Sabres.com and the MSG Network. The show will include exclusive features and in-depth interviews with players and coaches.
Kevin Sylvester will host the show with feature reports and player profiles filed by Maria Genero. Mike Robitaille will add his unique analysis of the game of hockey as well as spotlight interviews found only on The Sabres Show.
The program schedule of the show beyond its debut will be announced at a later date.
A Special edition of Sabres TV LIVE will make its debut Saturday, Sept. 20 at 10:30 a.m. Sylvester and Genero will co-host the show highlighting the events of “Puckdrop 2008” at HSBC Arena. The Live Event will feature the unveiling of the team's alternate jersey, a behind-the-scenes look of the process of the jersey's design, as well as exclusive interviews with Sabres players and staff.
Other channels for Sabres TV include:
The NHL also provides content for Sabres TV, including The Hockey Show. The all-access channel is produced each weekday during the season offering a fun and edgy look at the League.
Other elements in the new media player include up-to-date polls for fan interaction and a news ticker broadcasting the Sabres recent news.