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MSG TO AIR ‘BUFFALO SABRES: FRENCH CONNECTION STATUE UNVEILING’ OCT. 22

Program will be followed by special re-airing of Sabres’ classic ‘May Day’ game, with commentary from Pat LaFontaine

Tuesday, 10.16.2012 / 10:55 AM / News
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MSG TO AIR \u2018BUFFALO SABRES: FRENCH CONNECTION STATUE UNVEILING\u2019 OCT. 22
BUFFALO, N.Y. (October 16, 2012) --- The Buffalo Sabres today announced that MSG will air a night of Sabres programming on Oct. 22, beginning at 7 p.m. with the airing of \u201CBuffalo Sabres: French Connection Statue Unveiling,\u201D followed by a special re-airing of the Sabres\u2019 classic \u201CMay Day\u201D game from the 1993 Stanley Cup Playoffs. The programs will be televised on MSG in the Buffalo and Rochester markets and carried on MSG Plus in other markets, including Syracuse.

BUFFALO, N.Y. (October 16, 2012) --- The Buffalo Sabres today announced that MSG will air a night of Sabres programming on Oct. 22, beginning at 7 p.m. with the airing of “Buffalo Sabres: French Connection Statue Unveiling,” followed by a special re-airing of the Sabres’ classic “May Day” game from the 1993 Stanley Cup Playoffs. The programs will be televised on MSG in the Buffalo and Rochester markets and carried on MSG Plus in other markets, including Syracuse.

The “Buffalo Sabres: French Connection Statue Unveiling” program was recorded during the Oct. 12 ceremony honoring the famed Sabres forward line with a statue outside of First Niagara Center. It features the night’s full proceedings, including speeches and interviews with Gilbert Perreault, Rene Robert and Cory Martin, the son of the late Rick Martin, as well as Sabres owner Terry Pegula. In addition to all the speeches and interviews, the broadcast will include special features highlighting the French Connection and the night of events surrounding the unveiling. Sabres broadcasters Brian Duff and Danny Gare serve as hosts of the program, with Rob Ray providing the interviews with the ceremony’s guests.

At 8 p.m., MSG will broadcast a special two-hour re-airing of the Sabres’ classic “May Day” game from the 1993 Stanley Cup Playoff series against the Boston Bruins. The game, in which Sabres forward Brad May scored the game-winning goal in overtime, clinched a series sweep of the Bruins and remains as a one of the most memorable wins in Sabres franchise history. The telecast will feature special commentary from former Sabres forward Pat LaFontaine, who played in the game and assisted May’s now-famous goal.

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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

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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