CORPORATE CHALLENGE HOCKEY TOURNAMENT SET TO RETURN FOR 11th YEAR

BUFFALO, N.Y. (December 8, 2014) — The Buffalo Sabres today announced that the team will host the 11th-annual Buffalo Sabres Corporate Hockey Challenge on Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015 at First Niagara Center.

The Buffalo Sabres Corporate Hockey Challenge is a 3-on-3 hockey tournament held annually at First Niagara Center that pairs Sabres Alumni with members of participating companies in a tournament to raise money for the Buffalo Sabres Foundation. Each team includes seven players as well as one member of the Sabres Alumni, with each player receiving a special Corporate Challenge themed gift.

Teams will also have an opportunity to participate in the live “Alumni Draft” in which they will select the former Sabres player that will join their team for the tournament. Date and time for the draft is TBD.

The teams will take the ice on Thursday, Jan. 29 at First Niagara Center, with the entire tournament taking place on that day. The day will be capped with a happy hour and dinner for all of the participants, with a chance to tell their tales of glory as they recap their moments on the Buffalo Sabres home ice. The cost to participate is $3,500 per team and interested parties can contact Teresa Belbas at (716) 855-4588 or teresa.belbas@sabres.com. Registration can also be completed by clicking here.

The Buffalo Sabres Foundation is a New York State not for profit corporation that is committed to stimulating, supporting and encouraging organizations that serve Western New York which are committed to youth hockey initiatives; the health, wellness and education of underprivileged /disadvantaged youth and military personnel; and physically and mentally challenged athlete, by providing financial generosity and other platforms for their endeavors.

Through such support these organizations will realize their highest potential, thereby allowing their members to gain the confidence and integrity necessary to succeed in life.

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