The Buffalo Sabres announced today they'll be hosting a "House Party" at HSBC Arena for all of their remaining away games in the Stanley Cup Playoffs. Admission and parking are both free, but fans are asked to make a donation to the Sabres Foundation upon entering the arena.
Starting next Monday (May 14) when the team hits the road for Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Finals in Ottawa, Sabres fans are invited down to HSBC Arena to experience "a game without a game." Fans will be able to watch the game on the Jumbotron and two 12' by 9' video monitors that will be set up on the ice, while listening to the synched-up radio coverage of Sabres broadcasters Rick Jeanneret and Jim Lorentz. The arena will operate just like a regular home game, including full game presentation, Sabretooth and an anthem singer prior to puckdrop. All arena concessions will be open throughout the game, as will the Sabres Store.
It all starts at 5:30 p.m. with the "Party in the Plaza," featuring live music, food and drinks. Hit and Run will perform on Monday, with Strictly Hip scheduled for Wednesday. At 6:30 p.m., the arena will open up for all fans to watch the game