The Buffalo Sabres Green Team today announced they will hold a hockey equipment drive at KeyBank Center starting Friday, March 1 when the Sabres take on the Pittsburgh Penguins. The drive will run until Friday, March 15, and all equipment donated will benefit Hasek's Heroes.
The Sabres will collect used hockey equipment in conjunction with the NHL's Green Month, an initiative designed to help reduce the League's environmental impact. A Green Team collection net will be located outside the KeyBank Center Account Services office throughout the duration of the drive.
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About the Buffalo Sabres Green Team
The Buffalo Sabres are dedicated to the sustainability of the environment in Western New York and Southern Ontario through the "Blue & Gold Make Green Initiative." The organization is committed to creating programming to help our fans reduce their environmental footprint and at the same time, educate Sabres fans on conservation issues, teaching fans how to be greener, and directing them to additional resources where they can learn more about environmental issues.
The Buffalo Sabres Green Team is presented by Modern Recycling, New Wave Energy and National Grid's conservation incentive program.
About Hasek's Heroes
The mission of Hasek's Heroes is to provide Western New York children in need the foundations of athletic, academic and character development within a fun and rewarding hockey-centered program.
In addition to fostering athletic skills and engaging youth in recreational activities throughout the hockey season, Hasek's Heroes provides team building and leadership skills during both the on-ice and off-ice components of the program.