The Buffalo Sabres today announced that the team will host the 14th-annual Buffalo Sabres Corporate Hockey Challenge presented by Pure Hockey on Thursday, March 1 at KeyBank Center.
The Buffalo Sabres Corporate Hockey Challenge is a 3-on-3 hockey tournament held annually at KeyBank Center that pairs Sabres alumni with members of participating companies in a tournament to raise money for the Buffalo Sabres Foundation. Each team includes seven players as well as one Sabres alumnus, with each player receiving a special Corporate Challenge-themed gift. The day will be capped with a happy hour and dinner at (716) Food and Sport for all players and participating alumni.
Teams will also have an opportunity to participate in the live "Alumni Draft," in which they will select the former Sabres player that will join their team for the tournament. The draft will be held on Sunday, Feb. 25, when the Sabres host the Boston Bruins.
The cost to enter is $3,500 per team and interested parties can contact Teresa Belbas at (716) 855-4588 or firstname.lastname@example.org to register.
The Buffalo Sabres Foundation is a New York State not-for-profit corporation, qualified under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code and qualified as a public charity. The Buffalo Sabres Foundation was established in 1995 and reinvigorated in 2011 following the acquisition of the Buffalo Sabres by Terry and Kim Pegula.
Buffalo Sabres Foundation Mission Statement:
To identify and support local organizations which share our core objectives: serving children and military personnel, caring for the sick, assisting physically and mentally challenged athletes, and supporting youth hockey initiatives. By utilizing financial resources and community influence, the Buffalo Sabres Foundation assists these organizations and their beneficiaries in realizing their highest potential and succeeding in their endeavors.
About Pure Hockey:
Pure Hockey is the official hockey equipment retailer of the Buffalo Sabres, operating two retail stores in the Buffalo area as well as the pro shop located in HarborCenter. With 50+ locations across the country and an industry-leading online shopping experience, Pure Hockey is the largest specialty hockey retailer in the United States. For more information on the company, please visit purehockey.com.