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Sabres unveil 2018 Winter Classic uniform

Unique look recalls 48 years of NHL hockey in Buffalo

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The Buffalo Sabres unveiled their uniform for the 2018 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic against the New York Rangers at Citi Field on Jan. 1 (1 p.m. ET; NBC, SN, TVA Sports, NHL.TV).

The uniform combines design concepts from the Sabres' early years with alterations of their logo and elements from their 40th anniversary jersey to create a unique look that recalls 48 years of NHL hockey in Buffalo. The royal blue is reflective of the Sabres' original color scheme from the 1970s, a change from their current navy blue, and the striping is inspired by their 40th anniversary uniform.

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Blackhawks, Bruins to face off in 2019 Winter Classic

Notre Dame Stadium will host game Jan. 1

by NHL Public Relations @PR_NHL / NHL.com

NEW YORK - The 2019 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic® will feature the Chicago Blackhawks® and Boston Bruins® outdoors on Jan. 1, 2019 at Notre Dame Stadium, home of the University of Notre Dame Fighting Irish, the National Hockey League (NHL®) announced today.

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Press Release

Winter Classic tickets go on public sale Oct. 12

Rangers, Sabres will play at Citi Field in New York on Jan. 1

by NHL Public Relations @PR_NHL / NHL.com

NEW YORK - The NHL® announced today that tickets to the 2018 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic® at Citi Field between the Buffalo Sabres and the New York Rangers will go on sale to the public on Thursday, Oct. 12.

Tickets to the 2018 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic® go on sale on Thursday, Oct. 12 at 10 a.m. ET via Ticketmaster.com, the official ticketing partner of the NHL®. Fans can purchase tickets safely and securely on Ticketmaster and the NHL Ticket Exchange™, with the peace of mind in knowing that the specific seats they buy are the seats they'll get. Through the NHL Ticket Exchange, even tickets transferred or resold to new fans are 100% Ticketmaster verified and reissued in their name. This provides a guaranteed level of security that no other marketplace can match.

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Pominville shares flurry of Winter Classic memories

Sabres forward recalls snowy inaugural game in Buffalo, looks forward to 2018 edition in New York

by Dan Rosen @drosennhl / NHL.com Senior Writer

NEW YORK -- Jason Pominville's mind immediately goes to the scene playing out in the parking lots hours before the NHL's first Winter Classic in 2008. It gives him chills.

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Rangers, Sabres already excited for 2018 NHL Winter Classic

10th anniversary of outdoor game set for Citi Field on Jan. 1

by David Satriano @davidsatriano / NHL.com Staff Writer

NEW YORK -- The 10th anniversary of the NHL Winter Classic will take place Jan. 1, 2018, and although it's more than three months away, the players involved are already thinking ahead.

"You know the whole league is watching and it's the perfect time of the season as a team to kind of have a thing to look forward to," New York Rangers captain Ryan McDonagh said Friday during a press conference at Citi Field. "You circle that date and really try to compete and enjoy the moment. It's going to be a great venue here having New York state fans come from all parts of the area to come and watch this game."

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Watch live: Winter Classic press conference

Rangers will take on Sabres on Jan. 1, 2018 at Citi Field in New York

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LIVE: Winter Classic presser

LIVE: Winter Classic presser from Citi Field

You are watching live NHL Network simulcast of the Winter Classic press conference from Citi Field

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Watch live NHL Network simulcast as Commissioner Gary Bettman is joined by New York Mets C.O.O Jeff Wilpon, NHLPA Executive Director Don Fehr and players from the New York Rangers and Buffalo Sabres among others to discuss the 2018 Bridgestone Winter Classic at Citi Field on Jan. 1, 2018.

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2018 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic® Refund Policy

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The 2018 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic® (the "Event") will be held on January 1, 2018 at Citi Field in Flushing, New York (the "Stadium"). The Event may be delayed or postponed for any reason. If delayed or postponed, the Event will be held at the Stadium at an alternate time on January 1, 2018 or on January 2, 2018. Event tickets issued for January 1, 2018 will be honored for the postponed Event on January 2, 2018, if applicable. Please note refunds will not be issued if the Event is delayed or postponed. 

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2017-18 NHL schedule released

Season opens Oct. 4, will include games in Stockholm, outdoors at Ottawa, New York, U.S. Naval Academy

by NHL Public Relations @PR_NHL / NHL.com

NEW YORK -- The NHL's 2017-18 regular season will commence Wednesday, Oct. 4, with a four-game slate, highlighted by the Pittsburgh Penguins raising their fifth Stanley Cup championship banner before facing the St. Louis Blues at PPG Paints Arena. The 1,271-game regular-season schedule - 82 games per team - will conclude Saturday, April 7, 2018.

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Ryan O'Reilly of Sabres already primed for 2018 Winter Classic

Buffalo forward, teammates to play against Rangers at Citi Field

by Aaron Vickers / NHL.com Correspondent

PARIS -- Buffalo Sabres forward Ryan O'Reilly said he's excited to take his game outdoors.

O'Reilly and the Sabres will play the New York Rangers in the 2018 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic on Jan. 1, 2018, at Citi Field, home of the New York Mets.

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Sabres pumped to be playing Rangers in Winter Classic at Citi Field

In-state rivals will face off for big outdoor game on New Year's Day

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Summer is beginning its approach in New York City, but everyone was talking about winter in the Big Apple on Tuesday.

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