Sabres release 2017-18 schedule

Sabres Release Season Schedule

BUFFALO, NY - The Buffalo Sabres released their full 82-game schedule for the 2017-18 regular season on Thursday.

The Sabres will open the season on Thursday, Oct. 5 at home against the Montreal Canadiens at 7 p.m. The team will then head to New York to face the Islanders on Saturday, Oct. 7.

Here are some notable matchups:

Jan. 1 -- A trip to New York for the 2018 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic at Citi Field against the Rangers.

Oct. 17 -- The Sabres will play their first game against the Las Vegas Golden Knights, the NHL's expansion team.

Nov. 17 -- The Sabres play their first game in the new Little Caesars Arena in Detroit.

Nov. 24 -- Connor McDavid and the Edmonton Oilers visit the Sabres in Buffalo.

Dec. 1 -- The reigning Stanley Cup champion Penguins come to town.

March 5 -- The Sabres first matchup against Toronto...five months into the season. 

March 17 -- Buffalo native Patrick Kane and the Chicago Blackhawks come to the 716.

March 31 -- New coach Phil Housley (former Predators assistant coach) makes his return to Nashville.

The full schedule is below:

1 Thursday October 5 MONTREAL 7 p.m.

2 Saturday October 7 at NY Islanders 7 p.m.

3 Monday October 9 NEW JERSEY 3 p.m.

4 Thursday October 12 at San Jose 10:30 p.m.

5 Saturday October 14 at Los Angeles 10:30 p.m.

6 Sunday October 15 at Anaheim 9 p.m.

7 Tuesday October 17 at Vegas 10 p.m.

8 Friday October 20 VANCOUVER 7 p.m.

9 Saturday October 21 at Boston 7 p.m.

10 Tuesday October 24 DETROIT 7 p.m.

11 Wednesday October 25 at Columbus 8 p.m.

12 Saturday October 28 SAN JOSE 1 p.m.

13 Thursday November 2 at Arizona 10 p.m.

14 Saturday November 4 at Dallas 8 p.m.

15 Tuesday November 7 WASHINGTON 7 p.m.

16 Friday November 10 FLORIDA 7 p.m.

17 Saturday November 11 at Montreal 7 p.m.

18 Tuesday November 14 at Pittsburgh 7 p.m.

19 Friday November 17 at Detroit 7:30 p.m.

20 Saturday November 18 CAROLINA 7 p.m.

21 Monday November 20 COLUMBUS 7 p.m.

22 Wednesday November 22 MINNESOTA 7 p.m.

23 Friday November 24 EDMONTON 7 p.m.

24 Saturday November 25 at Montreal 7 p.m.

25 Tuesday November 28 TAMPA BAY 7 p.m.

26 Friday December 1 PITTSBURGH 7 p.m.

27 Saturday December 2 at Pittsburgh 7 p.m.

28 Tuesday December 5 at Colorado 9 p.m.

29 Friday December 8 at Chicago 8:30 p.m.

30 Sunday December 10 at St. Louis 7 p.m.

31 Tuesday December 12 OTTAWA 7 p.m.

32 Thursday December 14 at Philadelphia 7 p.m.

33 Friday December 15 CAROLINA 7 p.m.

34 Thursday December 19 BOSTON 7 p.m.

35 Friday December 22 PHILADELPHIA 7 p.m.

36 Saturday December 23 at Carolina 7 p.m.

37 Wednesday December 27 at NY Islanders 7 p.m.

38 Friday December 29 at New Jersey 7 p.m.

39 Monday January 1 NY RANGERS* 1 p.m.

40 Thursday January 4 at Minnesota 8 p.m.

41 Friday January 5 at Winnipeg 8 p.m.

42 Sunday January 7 at Philadelphia 1 p.m.

43 Tuesday January 9 WINNIPEG 7 p.m.

44 Thursday January 11 COLUMBUS 7 p.m.

45 Thursday January 18 at NY Rangers 7 p.m.

46 Saturday January 20 DALLAS 1 p.m.

47 Monday January 22 at Calgary 9 p.m.

48 Tuesday January 23 at Edmonton 9 p.m.

49 Thursday January 25 at Vancouver 10 p.m.

50 Tuesday January 30 NEW JERSEY 7 p.m.

51 Thursday February 1 FLORIDA 7 p.m.

52 Saturday February 3 ST. LOUIS 7 p.m.

53 Tuesday February 6 ANAHEIM 7 p.m.

54 Thursday February 8 NY ISLANDERS 7 p.m.

55 Saturday February 10 at Boston 7 p.m.

56 Sunday February 11 COLORADO 7 p.m.

57 Tuesday February 13 TAMPA BAY 7 p.m.

58 Thursday February 15 at Ottawa 7:30 p.m.

59 Saturday February 17 LOS ANGELES 1 p.m.

60 Monday February 19 WASHINGTON 3 p.m.

61 Thursday February 22 at Detroit 7:30 p.m.

62 Saturday February 24 at Washington 7 p.m.

63 Sunday February 25 BOSTON 5 p.m.

64 Wednesday February 28 at Tampa Bay 7 p.m.

65 Friday March 2 at Florida 7:30 p.m.

66 Monday March 5 TORONTO 7 p.m.

67 Wednesday March 7 CALGARY 7:30 p.m.

68 Thursday March 8 at Ottawa 7:30 p.m.

69 Saturday March 10 VEGAS 1 p.m.

70 Thursday March 15 TORONTO 7 p.m.

71 Saturday March 17 CHICAGO 1 p.m.

72 Monday March 19 NASHVILLE 7 p.m.

73 Wednesday March 21 ARIZONA 7 p.m.

74 Friday March 23 MONTREAL 7 p.m.

75 Saturday March 24 at NY Rangers 7 p.m.

76 Monday March 26 at Toronto 7 p.m.

77 Thursday March 29 DETROIT 7 p.m.

78 Saturday March 31 at Nashville 8 p.m.

79 Monday April 2 at Toronto 7 p.m.

80 Wednesday April 4 OTTAWA 7:30 p.m.

81 Friday April 6 at Tampa Bay 7:30 p.m.

82 Saturday April 7 at Florida 7 p.m.

 

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