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Sabres announce Jersey Reveal Week in partnership with Roswell Park

Giveaways, community initiatives will surround the Return to Royal

by Buffalo Sabres @BuffaloSabres / Sabres.com

The Buffalo Sabres are returning to royal blue. 

The team will hold Jersey Reveal Week in partnership with Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center from Monday, Aug. 10 to Friday, Aug. 14. Uniforms will be unveiled at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 11. 

The week will turn the page on the organization's 50th season celebration and look ahead to the future with the return of the original royal blue, gold, and white color scheme worn by the Sabres for more than two decades beginning with their inception in 1970. 

Giveaways, exclusive content, and community initiatives will be held throughout the week. Here is a day-by-day breakdown of what to expect. 

 

Monday, Aug. 10 - Farewell to 50

The Golden Season officially comes to an end. We're giving away game-issued jerseys throughout the day on the Sabres' social media channels beginning at 9 a.m. 

An online auction featuring game-worn jerseys and equipment will kick off at 5 p.m. and run until Sunday, Aug. 23 at 9 p.m. at Sabres.com/auctions.

All season ticket holders will receive an email to redeem a Gilbert Perreault bobblehead commemorating the Sabres' 50th season, and some lucky season ticket holders will even enjoy surprise deliveries throughout the day.

The day will also feature the team's annual player awards and a look back at the 2019-20 season. 

 

Tuesday, Aug. 11 - The Royal Reveal

The day Sabres fans have been waiting for. We'll reveal the new home and away uniforms at 9 a.m. with content to follow throughout the day on our social media channels and Sabres.com. 

 

Wednesday, Aug. 12 - Paint the Town Royal Community Day

We're painting the town royal. Buffalo Place, City Hall, and the Peace Bridge will be among the local landmarks lit in royal blue as activations take place throughout the community with participation from local organizations. 

You can show your spirit by wearing royal blue, drawing Sabres logos with sidewalk chalk, or dusting off your royal memorabilia. We know you'll be creative. 

Show us how you're going royal by using the hashtag #ReturnToRoyal. You might even win a jersey of your own. 

 

Thursday, Aug. 13 - The Royal Day of Giveaways

Haven't won a prize yet? Fear not - there are plenty of chances to win royal-themed gear, with contests taking place throughout the day on our social media channels. 

 

Friday, Aug. 14 - The Royal Round Happy Hour (with a Splash of Pink) 

The Royal Round is returning with a brand-new episode that you won't want to miss on Friday, Aug. 14 at 5:30 p.m.
Sabres broadcasters will be joined by alumni and special guest Paul Bissonnette for The Royal Round Happy Hour with a Splash of Pink presented by New Amsterdam Vodka and Pink Whitney. 

Grab a drink and spend your Friday afternoon with us on Sabres.com, Sabres Facebook and our Sabres YouTube channel as the crew talks about their favorite Sabres memories. It will be the perfect kickoff to a royal weekend.

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