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Sharpen Up: All the Sabres news you need to know on October 14, 2019

Buffalo hosts Dallas this afternoon to wrap up the homestand

by Chris Ryndak @ChrisRyndak / Sabres.com

After Friday night's thrilling 3-2 shootout victory over Florida, the Buffalo Sabres are back in action this afternoon with the Dallas Stars in town. We'll see you at KeyBank Center for the 3 p.m. faceoff.  

The GMC Game Night pregame show on MSG will begin on MSG at 2:30 p.m. RJ and Rayzor will take it from there at 3 on MSG and WGR 550.

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Sharpen Up: All the Sabres news you need to know on October 11, 2019

The 3-0-1 Buffalo Sabres host Florida tonight at KeyBank Center

by Chris Ryndak @ChrisRyndak / Sabres.com

The Sabres are off to their best start since the 2009-10 season. We'll see if they can keep it going tonight with the Florida Panthers in town. 

Tickets for the game are on sale now. If you can't make it to KeyBank Center, catch the GMC Game Night pregame show at 6:30 p.m. on MSG. RJ and Rayzor will have the call on MSG and WGR 550 at 7.

Full game-day coverage can be found right here on Sabres.com.

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Sharpen Up: All the Sabres news you need to know on October 10, 2019

Buffalo picked up an overtime win over Montreal last night thanks in part to a 4-point night from Jack Eichel

by Chris Ryndak @ChrisRyndak / Sabres.com

The Sabres earned two points last night in their overtime win over the Montreal Canadiens last night. The team bounced back from Monday night's OT loss in Columbus with a 5-4 victory over the Habs. 

Captain Jack Eichel led the way with four points, including a pair of highlight-reel goals. Marcus Johansson potted the overtime winner while rookie sniper Victor Olofsson and Jeff Skinner also put the puck home.

Buffalo will return to practice today and they'll play again tomorrow night at home against the Florida Panthers. It's a Family Pack game so we'll see you at the rink for the 7 p.m. faceoff. Full coverage can be found here on Sabres.com.

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Sharpen Up: All the Sabres news you need to know on October 9, 2019

Buffalo hosts Montreal tonight at KeyBank Center

by Chris Ryndak @ChrisRyndak / Sabres.com

The Sabres are back in action tonight. It's Game No. 4 (and the fourth of nine games over 17 days to start the season). Montreal is in town for the 7 p.m. faceoff.

If you're coming to the game, make sure you pick up a magnet schedule on the way in. If you're going to enjoy the game from home, catch Brian Duff and Martin Biron on the GMC Game Night pregame show beginning at 6:30 p.m. on MSG. Rick Jeanneret and Rob Ray will call the action starting at 7 on MSG and WGR 550.

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Sharpen Up: All the Sabres news you need to know on October 8, 2019

Buffalo earned a point in Columbus last night and will be back at practice today

by Chris Ryndak @ChrisRyndak / Sabres.com

The Sabres were tested last night and they came away with a point on the road. 

Trailing 3-2 late in the third period, Victor Olofsson scored a power-play goal to force overtime against the Columbus Blue Jackets at Nationwide Arena. Linus Ullmark made 40 saves, but the last shot he saw went in as Alexandre Texier potted the winning goal 2:06 into the fourth period. 

Buffalo is back at practice today and they'll host Montreal to kick off a three-game homestand on Wednesday. Every fan in attendance will receive a Golden Season magnet schedule. 

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Sharpen Up: All the Sabres news you need to know on October 7, 2019

Buffalo plays Columbus tonight at Nationwide Arena

by Chris Ryndak @ChrisRyndak / Sabres.com

Saturday night was fun. The Sabres beat New Jersey 7-2 in their Golden Season home opener.

Can Buffalo keep things going tonight in Columbus? It's a 7 p.m. faceoff from Nationwide Arena with the Buick Game Night pregame show kicking off at 6:30 on MSG. Tune in.

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Sharpen Up: All the Sabres news you need to know on October 5, 2019

The home opener is tonight against New Jersey

by Chris Ryndak @ChrisRyndak / Sabres.com

Gilbert Perreault. Danny Gare. Floyd Smith. Michael Peca. Craig Rivet. Toni Lydman. Gerry Meehan. Jochen Hecht. Brian Gionta. Don Luce. Brian Campbell. Mike Foligno. Donald Audette. Jason Pominville. Stu Barnes. 

Those 15 Sabres captains are back in Buffalo tonight to participate in a pregame ceremony to kick off the home portion of the Golden Season schedule. Smith, the first captain in team history, will drop the puck for a ceremonial faceoff.

There's a Party in the Plaza starting at 5 p.m. featuring kid-friendly activities, sponsor activations, and live music from The Strictly Hip. The former captains will walk the Blue and Gold Carpet at around 5:30 to greet fans on their way into KeyBank Center.

If you're attending the game, make sure you're in your seat by 6:45 p.m. so you don't miss any of the pregame ceremony. If you're enjoying the game on TV, catch the GMC Game Night pregame show on MSG at 6:30. Once the game gets going, Rick Jeanneret and Rob Ray will have the call on MSG and WGR 550.

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Sharpen Up: All the Sabres news you need to know on October 4, 2019

Coming off a win last night, Buffalo opens the home portion of the schedule tomorrow

by Chris Ryndak @ChrisRyndak / Sabres.com

The Sabres never trailed last night in their season opener in Pittsburgh. Conor Sheary opened the scoring and Buffalo worked their way to a 3-1 win against the Penguins. 

Tons of stuff is planned for tomorrow night's home opener. We have some details for you here on Sabres.com. 

The GMC Game Night pregame show on MSG will begin at 6:30 p.m. and if you're coming to the game, fans are encouraged to be in their seats by 6:45 for a pregame ceremony that will feature former Sabres captains and player introductions. 

But first, stay tuned for coverage of today's practice at LECOM Harborcenter. 

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Sharpen Up: All the Sabres news you need to know on October 3, 2019

The Sabres open the season tonight in Pittsburgh

by Jourdon LaBarber @jourdonlabarber / Sabres.com

It's only fitting that The Golden Season begins in Pittsburgh.

After all, the Sabres opened their inaugural season in Pittsburgh on Oct. 10, 1970, a 2-1 victory over the Penguins at "The Igloo." Defenseman Jim Watson tallied the first goal in franchise history, Roger Crozier made 35 saves, and a young rookie named Gilbert Perreault scored the winner with 8:34 remaining. 

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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 / Sabres.com

The Buffalo Sabres' regular season begins tomorrow. 

Here's what you need to know. 

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