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SABRES ANNOUNCE TRAINING CAMP ROSTER

BUFFALO, N.Y. (September 11, 2019) — The Buffalo Sabres today announced the roster for the team’s training camp, which begins Thursday, Sept. 12, when players are scheduled to report for testing and physicals. Training camp will be held primarily at KeyBank Center, with sessions on Sunday, Sept. 15, Thursday, Sept. 26 and Friday, Sept. 27 open to the public.

**Click here for the 2019 Buffalo Sabres training camp roster (PDF).**

 

Training Camp Schedule

All practice times subject to change

 

Thursday, Sept. 12

Players report for testing and physicals.

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

 

Friday, Sept. 13

Gold Group: 10 to 11:15 a.m.

Blue Group: 1 to 2:15 p.m.

Saturday, Sept. 14

Blue Group: 10 to 11:15 a.m.

Gold Group: 1 to 2:15 p.m.

Sunday, Sept. 15 (Open to public)

Gold Group: 10 to 11:15 a.m.

Blue Group: 1 to 2:15 p.m.

Monday, Sept. 16

Morning Skate: 10 to 10:30 a.m.

Practice: 12 to 12:45 p.m.

Buffalo vs. Pittsburgh: 7 p.m. (Pegula Ice Arena)*

Tuesday, Sept. 17

Morning Skate: 10 to 10:30 a.m.

Practice: 12 to 12:45 p.m.

Buffalo at Columbus: 7 p.m.*

 

Wednesday, Sept. 18

Day Off

 

Thursday, Sept. 19

Blue Group: 10 to 11:15 a.m.

Gold Group: 1 to 2:15 p.m.

Friday, Sept. 20

Morning Skate: 10 to 10:30 a.m.

Practice: 12 to 12:45 p.m.

Buffalo at Toronto: 7 p.m. (TV: MSG)

Saturday, Sept. 21

Morning Skate: 10:30 to 11 a.m.

Practice: 12 to 1 p.m.

Toronto at Buffalo: 7 p.m. (TV: MSG)

 

Sunday, Sept. 22

Day Off

Monday, Sept. 23

Practice: 10 to 11 a.m.

Tuesday, Sept. 24

Practice: 10 to 11 a.m.

Wednesday, Sept. 25

Morning Skate: 10:30 to 11 a.m.

Columbus at Buffalo: 7 p.m. (TV: MSG)

Thursday, Sept. 26 (Open to public)

Practice: 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. (Harborcenter)

Friday, Sept. 27 (Open to public)

Practice: 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. (Harborcenter)

 

Saturday, Sept. 28

Practice: 9:30 to 10 a.m.

Buffalo at Pittsburgh: 4 p.m. (TV: MSG)


*Games on Sept. 16 and 17 will be streamed on Sabres.com to viewers inside the Sabres’ local broadcast market.

SABRES ANNOUNCE PROSPECTS CHALLENGE TRANSACTIONS

BUFFALO, N.Y. (September 10, 2019) — The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team has assigned Lukas Rousek (Sparta Praha – Czech) and Matthew Welsh (Charlottetown – QMJHL) to their respective clubs, and released Stephen Harper, Bobby MacIntyre and Sebastian Vidmar from their tryouts.

The team has also assigned Pascal Aquin, Justin Baudry, Tobie Bisson, Shaw Boomhower, Kurt Gosselin, Brett Murray and John Wiitala to Rochester for the Americans’ training camp.

SABRES TRAINING CAMP TO OPEN SEPT. 12

BUFFALO, N.Y. (August 30, 2019) — The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team will open its main training camp on Thursday, Sept. 12, when veteran players are scheduled to report for testing and physicals. Training camp will be held primarily at KeyBank Center, with sessions on Sunday, Sept. 15, Thursday, Sept. 26 and Friday, Sept. 27 open to the public.

Training Camp Schedule
All practice times subject to change

Thursday, Sept. 12
Players report for testing and physicals.
Media may attend for select player availability beginning at 8:30 a.m. in the press conference room.

Friday, Sept. 13
Gold Group: 10 to 11:15 a.m.
Blue Group: 1 to 2:15 p.m.

Saturday, Sept. 14
Blue Group: 10 to 11:15 a.m.
Gold Group: 1 to 2:15 p.m.

Sunday, Sept. 15 (Open to public)
Gold Group: 10 to 11:15 a.m.
Blue Group: 1 to 2:15 p.m.

Monday, Sept. 16
Morning Skate: 10 to 10:30 a.m.
Practice: 12 to 12:45 p.m.
Buffalo vs. Pittsburgh: 7 p.m. (Pegula Ice Arena)*

Tuesday, Sept. 17
Morning Skate: 10 to 10:30 a.m.
Practice: 12 to 12:45 p.m.
Buffalo at Columbus: 7 p.m.*

Wednesday, Sept. 18
Day Off

Thursday, Sept. 19
Blue Group: 10 to 11:15 a.m.
Gold Group: 1 to 2:15 p.m.

Friday, Sept. 20
Morning Skate: 10 to 10:30 a.m.
Practice: 12 to 12:45 p.m.
Buffalo at Toronto: 7 p.m. (TV: MSG)

Saturday, Sept. 21
Morning Skate: 10:30 to 11 a.m.
Practice: 12 to 1 p.m.
Toronto at Buffalo: 7 p.m. (TV: MSG)

Sunday, Sept. 22
Day Off

Monday, Sept. 23
Practice: 10 to 11 a.m.

Tuesday, Sept. 24
Practice: 10 to 11 a.m.

Wednesday, Sept. 25
Morning Skate: 10:30 to 11 a.m.
Columbus at Buffalo: 7 p.m. (TV: MSG)

Thursday, Sept. 26 (Open to public)
Practice: 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. (Harborcenter)

Friday, Sept. 27 (Open to public)
Practice: 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. (Harborcenter)

 Saturday, Sept. 28
Practice: 9:30 to 10 a.m.
Buffalo at Pittsburgh: 4 p.m. (TV: MSG)

*Games on Sept. 16 and 17 will be streamed on Sabres.com to viewers inside the Sabres’ local broadcast market.

SABRES ANNOUNCE PROSPECTS CHALLENGE ROSTER

BUFFALO, N.Y. (August 30, 2019) — The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team’s full roster for the Prospects Challenge, which will run from Sept. 6 to 9 at Harborcenter. The team has also announced that all three of the Sabres’ games in the tournament will be streamed live on Sabres.com to viewers inside the Sabres’ local broadcast market.

**Click here for Buffalo’s Prospects Challenge roster (PDF)**

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 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. 6

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

Saturday, Sept. 7

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

Monday, Sept. 9

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

ULLMARK AGREES TO ONE-YEAR CONTRACT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (August 3, 2019) — The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team has agreed to terms with goaltender Linus Ullmark on a one-year contract with an average annual value of $1.325 million.

Ullmark (6’4”, 213 lbs., 7/31/1993) recorded a 15-14-5 record and his first two NHL shutouts in 37 appearances during his first full NHL season in 2018-19. In parts of four seasons with the Sabres, Ullmark has appeared in 63 games, posting a 24-27-7 record with a .910 save percentage and a 2.87 goals-against average.

The Lugnvik, Sweden native made his professional debut as an 18-year-old in 2011-12 with MODO of the Swedish Hockey League and was selected by the Sabres in the sixth round (163rd overall) of the 2012 NHL Draft. Before becoming an NHL regular, he was twice selected to appear in the AHL All-Star Classic as a member of the Rochester Americans (2016 and 2017). In the SHL, he was awarded the Honken Trophy as the league’s top goaltender in 2013-14 after leading all netminders with a .931 save percentage in his first full professional season.