SABRES SIGN REINHART TO TWO-YEAR DEAL

BUFFALO, N.Y. (September 19, 2018) — The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team has signed forward Sam Reinhart to a two-year contract with an average annual value of $3.65 million.

Reinhart (6’1”, 192 lbs., 11/6/1995) established new career highs in games played (82), goals (25), points (50), power-play goals (12) and power-play points (21) during his third full professional season in 2017-18. In his last 38 games of the campaign, the forward recorded 37 points (18+19), and his 20 goals in the 2018 calendar year tied him for 12th in the NHL.

Selected by Buffalo with the second overall pick of the 2014 NHL Draft, Reinhart has recorded 140 points (65+75) in 249 career NHL contests. The West Vancouver, British Columbia native represented Canada at the 2014 and 2015 IIHF World Junior Championships and won a gold medal at the 2015 tournament, where he was named to the All-Star Team after tying for the tournament lead in scoring. He also helped Canada capture gold at the 2016 IIHF World Championship.

SABRES RELEASE 2018 TRAINING CAMP ROSTER

BUFFALO, N.Y. (September 11, 2018) — The Buffalo Sabres today announced the roster for the team’s training camp, which begins Thursday, Sept. 13, when players are scheduled to report for testing and physicals.

**The full training camp roster can be found here.**

Beginning Friday, Sept. 14, the team’s practice sessions at Harborcenter will be open to the public, with practices broken down into multiple sessions throughout each day.

The Sabres will then open their preseason slate of games on Monday, Sept. 17, when the team takes on the Columbus Blue Jackets at 7 p.m. in Columbus. Buffalo then returns home the following night for a 7 p.m. faceoff at KeyBank Center against the Pittsburgh Penguins.

The schedule for the first four days of training camp is below. All practice times are subject to change.

Schedule for first week of camp:

Thursday, Sept. 13

Players report for testing and physicals.

Closed to public. Media may attend for select player availability, beginning at 8:30 a.m. in the press conference room.

 Friday, Sept. 14

Session one: 9:45 – 10:20 a.m. (New Wave Energy Rink) / 10:25 – 11:15 a.m. (KeyBank Rink)

Session two: 11:45 a.m. – 12:20 p.m. (New Wave Energy Rink) / 12:25 – 1:15 p.m. (KeyBank Rink)

Saturday, Sept. 15

Session one: 9:45 – 10:20 a.m. (New Wave Energy Rink) / 10:25 – 11:15 a.m. (KeyBank Rink)

Session two: 11:45 a.m. – 12:20 p.m. (New Wave Energy Rink) / 12:25 – 1:15 p.m. (KeyBank Rink)

Sunday, Sept. 16

Practice: 9:45 – 10:15 a.m. (Both rinks)

Scrimmage: 10:30 – 11:15 a.m. (KeyBank Rink)

SABRES MAKE PROSPECTS CHALLENGE TRANSACTIONS

BUFFALO, N.Y. (September 10, 2018) — The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team has returned Cole Coskey (Saginaw – OHL), Kevin Hancock (Owen Sound – OHL), Oskari Laaksonen (Ilves – SM-liiga) and Nicholas Welsh (St. Mary’s University – CIS) to their respective clubs.

The team has also assigned Pascal Aquin, Arvin Atwal, Tobie Bisson, Judd Peterson and Myles Powell to Rochester for the Americans’ training camp.

SABRES ANNOUNCE FULL ROSTER FOR 2018 PROSPECTS CHALLENGE

BUFFALO, N.Y. (September 4, 2018) — The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team’s full roster for the Prospects Challenge, which will run from Sept. 7 to 10 at Harborcenter.

**Buffalo’s Prospects Challenge roster can be found here.** 

The Sabres will be joined by the Boston Bruins, New Jersey Devils and Pittsburgh Penguins to compete in a round-robin challenge featuring prospects from each team. The participating teams will each play three games during the course of the event, which will be held entirely at Harborcenter.

Tickets for the games are $10 and are available for purchase in person at the KeyBank Center Box Office, by phone at 1-888-223-6000 or online at Sabres.com.

A full game schedule for the Prospects Challenge is below:

Friday, Sept. 7

  • Pittsburgh vs. Boston, 3:30 p.m.
  • Buffalo vs. New Jersey, 7 p.m.

 Saturday, Sept. 8

  • New Jersey vs. Pittsburgh, 3:30 p.m.
  • Buffalo vs. Boston, 7 p.m.

 Monday, Sept. 10

  • Boston vs. New Jersey, 9:30 a.m.
  • Buffalo vs. Pittsburgh, 12:30 p.m.

TRAINING CAMP SET TO OPEN SEPT. 13

BUFFALO, N.Y. (August 28, 2018) — The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team will open its main training camp on Thursday, Sept. 13, when veteran players are scheduled to report for testing and physicals. Beginning Friday, Sept. 14, the team’s practice sessions at Harborcenter will be open to the public, with practices broken down into multiple sessions throughout each day.

The Sabres will then open their preseason slate of games on Monday, Sept. 17, when the team takes on the Columbus Blue Jackets at 7 p.m. in Columbus. Buffalo then returns home the following night for a 7 p.m. faceoff at KeyBank Center against the Pittsburgh Penguins.

The full training camp roster and schedule will be announced at a later date. All practice times are subject to change.

Schedule for first week of camp:

Thursday, Sept. 13

Players report for testing and physicals.

Closed to public. Media may attend for select player availability, beginning at 8:30 a.m. in the press conference room.

 Friday, Sept. 14

Session one: 9:45 – 10:20 a.m. (New Wave Energy Rink) / 10:25 – 11:15 a.m. (KeyBank Rink)

Session two: 11:45 a.m. – 12:20 p.m. (New Wave Energy Rink) / 12:25 – 1:15 p.m. (KeyBank Rink)

Saturday, Sept. 15

Session one: 9:45 – 10:20 a.m. (New Wave Energy Rink) / 10:25 – 11:15 a.m. (KeyBank Rink)

Session two: 11:45 a.m. – 12:20 p.m. (New Wave Energy Rink) / 12:25 – 1:15 p.m. (KeyBank Rink)

Sunday, Sept. 16

Practice: 9:45 – 10:15 a.m. (Both rinks)

Scrimmage: 10:30 – 11:15 a.m. (KeyBank Rink)