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Sharpen Up: All the Sabres news you need to know on October 2, 2019

Buffalo will practice today before opening the season tomorrow night in Pittsburgh

by Chris Ryndak @ChrisRyndak /

The Buffalo Sabres' regular season begins tomorrow. 

Here's what you need to know. 

Almost game time

Video: AFTER PRACTICE: Krueger

The Buffalo Sabres take on the Pittsburgh Penguins tomorrow night at PPG Paints Arena. Catch the game on MSG with the Buick Game Night pregame show kicking off at 6:30 p.m. RJ and Rayzor will have the call.

In anticipation of the start of the Golden Season, the Sabres announced the following roster moves yesterday:

Placed on injured reserve:
Defenseman Zach Bogosian
Defenseman Matt Hunwick
Defenseman Brandon Montour
Goaltender Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen

Assigned to the Rochester Americans (AHL):
Defenseman Henri Jokiharju
Forward Victor Olofsson
Forward Remi Elie
Forward Scott Wilson
Defenseman Casey Nelson

Recalled to Buffalo:
Forward Jean-Sebatien Dea
Forward Curtis Lazar (after being assigned to Rochester earlier in the day)
Defenseman Lawrence Pilut

The Sabres will be back at practice this morning. Stick with and our social platforms for updates throughout the day.

Home opener is Saturday

Tweet from @BuffaloSabres: Sabres captains from throughout the years will be partyin' in the plaza before our home opener! Get your tickets to the game:

Tweet from @BuffaloSabres: We're giving away two 100-level tickets to our Home Opener this Saturday! 🎟Enter to win:

Stay tuned for our guest list.

Photos from the annual Kickoff Luncheon

Thanks to everyone who attended.

Check the photo gallery out here.


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