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Sharpen Up: September 12, 2019

All the Sabres news you need to know on the first day of training camp

by Chris Ryndak @ChrisRyndak /

It's time for hockey. The players are back in Buffalo as training camp officially opens up this morning. Testing, physicals and media interviews are on the schedule for today. 

Tomorrow, the team will take the ice for the first time under new head coach Ralph Krueger.

Here's what you need to know.


Who's here?

We have the full camp roster for you:

9 Jack Eichel
12 Kevin Porter
13 Jimmy Vesey
15 Jean-Sebastien Dea
17 Vladimir Sobotka
20 Scott Wilson
21 Kyle Okposo
22 Johan Larsson
23 Sam Reinhart
25 Arttu Ruotsalainen
27 Curtis Lazar
28 Zemgus Girgensons
37 Casey Mittelstadt
42 Dylan Cozens
43 Conor Sheary
46 Eric Cornel
47 Sean Malone
49 C.J. Smith
52 Andrew Oglevie
53 Jeff Skinner
68 Victor Olofsson
71 Evan Rodrigues
72 Tage Thompson
73 Matej Pekar
74 Rasmus Asplund
81 Remi Elie
82 Kyle Olson
90 Marcus Johansson

3 William Borgen
4 Zach Bogosian
6 Marco Scandella
8 Casey Nelson
10 Henri Jokiharju
19 Jake McCabe
24 Lawrence Pilut
26 Rasmus Dahlin
33 Colin Miller
38 Zach Redmond
44 Brandon Hickey
45 Casey Fitzgerald
48 Matt Hunwick
55 Rasmus Ristolainen
58 John Gilmour
61 Devante Stephens
62 Brandon Montour
78 Jacob Bryson

1 Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen
34 Jonas Johansson
35 Linus Ullmark
36 Andrew Hammond
40 Carter Hutton
50 Michael Houser


When's practice?

On-ice sessions will begin tomorrow. Only Sunday's practices at KeyBank Center are open to the public. Here's the schedule heading into Monday's preseason game against Pittsburgh at Penn State (which will stream live on  

Friday, Sept. 13
Gold Group: 10 to 11:15 a.m.
Blue Group: 1 to 2:15 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 14
Blue Group: 10 to 11:15 a.m.
Gold Group: 1 to 2:15 p.m.
Sunday, Sept. 15 (Open to public)
Gold Group: 10 to 11:15 a.m.
Blue Group: 1 to 2:15 p.m.

What should fans be looking for?

We tried to answer some of the big questions in our Camp Preview series:

So get reading and check back in later for full coverage of the start of training camp.


Individual game tickets on sale today

Tweet from @BuffaloSabres: Tickets are now on sale, and there are NO FEES until September 19! #Sabres50 Get 'em now:

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