The Buffalo Sabres have announced that Grant Ledyard, Director of Youth Hockey Development and Head Coach of the Buffalo Jr. Sabres, will conduct 15 separate hockey clinic sessions for Mite, Squirt and Peewee aged children beginning Sunday, October 17 at HSBC Arena. The goal of these clinics is to inform and instruct participants on how they can improve every aspect of their own individual games.
The cost for each of the one-hour clinics will be $30 per participant. Alternatively, participants can choose to pay $75 for all three days. They will take place on three Sundays: October 17, November 7 and November 14.
The times for the clinic are as follows:
- 1:00-2:00 Mite House
- 2:15-3:15 Mite Travel
- 3:30-4:30 Squirt House
- 4:45-5:45 Squirt Travel
- 6:00-7:00 Peewee House/Travel
All clinics are limited to 30 participants. In addition, each session will be free of charge for participating goaltenders.
To register, click here
. Fill out the registration form; including the name and age for each participant. All clinic participants will receive a hockey clinic jersey. For any questions/comments please call Scott Loffler at 716-855-4184.
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 Sabres.com. Fans can find hockey tips from the Buffalo Sabres players and coaches, links to upcoming tournaments and clinics as well as schedules for local amateur hockey games. In addition, the organization is allowing fans to become active participants. Students, parents or coaches can submit written content about their hockey team. Sabres.com 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 including the Junior Sabres and the Sabres Sled Hockey Team, as well as hosting events like Super Sunday and the Bowman Cup.