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SABRES ASSIGN 10 TO ROCHESTER

BUFFALO, N.Y. (September 23, 2017) — The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team has assigned forwards Eric Cornel, Vaclav Karabacek, Stevie Moses and Kevin Porter, defensemen Brycen Martin, Casey Nelson and Devante Stephens, and goaltenders Jason Kasdorf, Jonas Johansson and Adam Wilcox, to the Rochester Americans (AHL).

**An updated training camp roster can be found here.**

The Sabres now have 36 players (21 forwards, 12 defensemen and three goaltenders) on their training camp roster.

SABRES RETURN PU TO LONDON

BUFFALO, N.Y. (September 23, 2017) — The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team has returned forward Cliff Pu to the London Knights (OHL).

**An updated training camp roster can be found here.**

The Sabres now have 46 players (25 forwards, 15 defensemen and six goaltenders) on their training camp roster.

SABRES RETURN FOUR TO JUNIOR CLUBS

BUFFALO, N.Y. (September 20, 2017) — The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team has returned forwards Vasily Glotov (Shawinigan) and Brandon Hagel (Red Deer), as well as defensemen Vojtech Budik (Prince Albert) and Austin Osmanski (Mississauga) to their respective junior clubs.

**An updated training camp roster can be found here.**

The Sabres now have 47 players (26 forwards, 15 defensemen and six goaltenders) on their training camp roster.

SABRES ANNOUNCE 2017 PRESEASON BROADCAST SCHEDULE

BUFFALO, N.Y. (September 15, 2017) — The Buffalo Sabres today announced the broadcast schedule for the team’s 2017 preseason games. All six preseason games will be broadcast live on WGR 550 and the Sept. 27 and 29 games will be broadcast live on television with Rick Jeanneret providing play-by-play on MSG.

 In addition, the Sept. 23 game against the Toronto Maple Leafs will be shown on MSG using a simulcast of the Sportsnet feed.

A full broadcast schedule for the team’s preseason can be found below:

Date Time Opponent TV Radio
Sept. 18 7 p.m. Carolina WGR 550 (Dan Dunleavy and Rob Ray)
Sept. 19 7 p.m. Pittsburgh* WGR 550 (Dan Dunleavy and Rob Ray)
Sept. 22 7:30 p.m. at Toronto** WGR 550 (Dan Dunleavy and Rob Ray)
Sept. 23 7 p.m. Toronto MSG WGR 550 (Dan Dunleavy and Rob Ray)
Sept. 27 7 p.m. at Pittsburgh MSG WGR 550 (Rick Jeanneret and Rob Ray)
Sept. 29 7 p.m. NY Islanders MSG WGR 550 (Rick Jeanneret and Rob Ray)

* Game at Pegula Ice Arena, State College, Pennsylvania

** Game at Ricoh Coliseum, Toronto, Ontario

SABRES RELEASE TRAINING CAMP ROSTER

BUFFALO, N.Y. (September 13, 2017) — The Buffalo Sabres today announced the roster for the team’s training camp, which begins tomorrow, Thursday, Sept. 14, when players are scheduled to report for testing and physicals.

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

Beginning Friday, Sept. 15, 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. 18, against the Carolina Hurricanes at KeyBank Center at 7 p.m.

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. 14

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. 15

Session one: 9:45 – 10:30 a.m. (KeyBank Rink)

Session two: 11:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. (KeyBank Rink)

Saturday, Sept. 16

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. 17

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)