The Buffalo Sabres announced today they will be auctioning off “The Ultimate Sabres Fan Experience,” giving fans the unique opportunity to experience a Buffalo Sabres home game like never before. There will be one “Fan Experience” auction for each of the five home games at HSBC Arena in October. All proceeds from the auctions will benefit the Buffalo Sabres Foundation.
Each “Ultimate Sabres Fan Experience” will consist of:
- Two (2) tickets to a Sabres home game in section 111, row 1 -- where the goal judge used to sit.
- Zamboni ride for two people prior to the game (after player-warm-ups)
- Sit in the broadcast booth with Rick Jeanneret for one period of play.
- Recognition on the scoreboard during the game.
- Attend Lindy Ruff's post-game press conference.
Winners will also receive an Exclusive Buffalo Sabres Ultimate Fan Pack:
- Sabres cap
- Sabres media guide
- Team yearbook
- Game program
- Game notes
- Free parking
The Sabres also announced they will be auctioning four pairs (two of them on the glass)
of 100 Level tickets for each of the five home games in October, starting with the October 5 home opener versus the New York Islanders at 7:30 p.m. The seats are located in Sec. 116, row 1; Sec. 123, row 1 and 2, and Sec. 111, row 2. Ultimate Fan Experiences During October:
| DATE ||OPPONENT || TIME || |
|Fri Oct 5, 2007 ||Islanders ||7:30 PM ||Place Bid |
| Thu Oct 11, 2007 ||Thrashers || 7:00 PM ||Place Bid |
| Sat Oct 13, 2007 ||Capitals || 7:00 PM ||Place Bid |
| Mon Oct 15, 2007 ||Maple Leafs || 7:00 PM ||Place Bid |
| Fri Oct 19, 2007 ||Blue Jackets ||7:30 PM ||Place Bid |
The Buffalo Sabres Foundation is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit foundation that is committed to enhancing the quality of life for the Western New York region. In the process, the foundation strives to assist worthwhile organizations that make this region a better place to live and work. The primary focus of the foundation is to assist youth hockey initiatives, children's health and wellness initiatives, specifically those that serve the underprivileged and handicapped, and to provide support to non-profit organizations and groups that provide vital services to those in need in our community.