The Buffalo Sabres announced today their game against the New York Islanders on January 1, 2007 will be broadcast on VERSUS.
The New Year's Day game, which was originally scheduled to air on the MSG Network, will begin at 4:00 p.m. It will be the fifth of eight appearances on VERSUS for the Sabres this season.
NHL fans can turn to VERSUS for exclusive national coverage of NHL games on Monday and Tuesday nights. Additionally, this season's schedule features a Game of the Week, wherein VERSUS will be the only place on television to catch an NHL game in the U.S. at that time. In total, VERSUS will present 54 regular-season games, the All-Star Game, wall-to-wall playoff action and the first two games of the Stanley Cup Final.