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by Staff Writer / Buffalo Sabres
The Buffalo Sabres announced today that Grant Ledyard, Director of Youth Hockey Development and Head Coach of the Buffalo Jr. Sabres, will conduct six separate hockey clinic sessions for children playing at the Mite, Squirt and Peewee levels on Sunday, October 23 at First Niagara Center.

The goal of the clinic is to inform and instruct participants on how they can improve each and every aspect of their own individual game.


The cost of the one-hour clinic will be $35 per participant. Each child will receive one (1) hour of on-ice instruction from the former NHL player Ledyard and a commemorative jersey. Each session is limited to 30 participants.

The session times for the clinic are as follows:
  • 10:00-11:00 a.m.    Mite House
  • 11:15-12:15 p.m.    Mite Travel
  • 12:30-1:30 p.m.    Squirt House
  • 2:30- 3:30 p.m.    Squirt Travel
  • 3:45-4:45 p.m.    Peewee House
  • 5:00-6:00 p.m.    Peewee Travel
To register, click here. Please fill out the registration form, including the name and age for each participant. For any questions/comments, please call Sabres Youth Hockey Coordinator Ed Grudzinski at 716-855-4174.

The Buffalo Sabres are dedicated to the growth and development of youth hockey leagues in Western New York. To further encourage participation in the sport and give athletes in the area a forum for discussion, the organization has released its Amateur Hockey Initiative through Fans can find hockey tips from Buffalo Sabres players and coaches, links to upcoming tournaments and clinics, as well as schedules for local amateur hockey games.

Also, the organization is allowing fans to become active participants on the website. Students, parents or coaches can submit written content about their hockey team. will review the article and post it on the Web site within three business days. Game recaps, feature stories and standings for amateur hockey leagues will all be accepted. Images can also be attached.

The Buffalo Sabres currently sponsor multiple amateur hockey initiatives such as the Junior Sabres, Sabres Sled Hockey Team and Hasek’s Heroes. The Sabres provide additional support by hosting events like Super Sunday and the Bowman Cup.
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