Sabres schedule released
It’s out people.
The Sabres host the Canadiens to kick off the 2009-2010 season.
More reaction will follow, but for those waiting, here it is.
The 2009-10 campaign will begin when the Montreal Canadiens visit HSBC Arena on Saturday, October 3. The Sabres will travel to the Music City to begin the road portion of their schedule on Saturday, October 10 when the team heads to Nashville to battle the Predators.
The Sabres will face off against their border rivals from Toronto for the first time on Friday, October 30, when the Maple Leafs head to Buffalo. The Sabres will play host to Atlanta on New Year’s Day at HSBC Arena for a 7:30 p.m. faceoff against the Thrashers.
The team will pack their suitcases in January and head out for a seven-game,12-day road trip, their longest continual trip since the 2005-06 season. The Sabres will start their cross-country trip in Atlanta (Thursday, January 14) and complete their seven-game swing in Western Canada against Vancouver (Monday, January 25).