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SABRES-SOVIETS TILT FROM ’76 SUPER SERIES UP NEXT IN MSG CLASSIC GAME SERIES

Thursday, 11.08.2012 / 3:00 PM / News
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BUFFALO, N.Y. (November 8, 2012) --- The Buffalo Sabres today announced MSG will air another classic Sabres game on Monday, Nov. 12, with the broadcast of their 1976 Super Series matchup with the Soviet Wings at 8 p.m.

In this classic exhibition game, the Sabres defeated the visiting Soviet Wings by a score of 12-6, marking the only victory by an NHL team in the Wings’ four-game series in the United States. The game will feature special commentary from Danny Gare, who tied Rick Martin to lead the Sabres with two goals in the win. Following the broadcast, exclusive interviews from Martin, Jerry Korab and Peter McNab, filmed following the 1976 game, will be available to view on Sabres.com.

DirecTV will be carrying the following schedule of games on channel 638 (638-1 for HD).

  • 11/12/2012 - Sabres Best of #4: Solviet Wings vs. Buffalo Sabres
  • 11/19/2012 - Sabres Best of #5: Buffalo Sabres at Montreal Canadiens
  • 11/26/2012 - Sabres Best of #6: Buffalo Sabres at Ottawa Senators

The classic game will be followed by the re-airing of “Buffalo Sabres: French Connection Statue Unveiling” at 10 p.m.

Viewers in the Buffalo and Rochester markets will be able to watch the programming on MSG, while viewers in the Syracuse, Binghamton and Albany markets can watch on the MSG+ network.

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