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Sabres host Prospect Challenge, Fan Fest this weekend

The Sabres are hosting the 3-day Prospect Challenge and Fan Fest this weekend at HarborCenter and Alumni Plaza

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Hockey season is just about to start and the Buffalo Sabres' have a weekend full of activities planned for fans. 

The Sabres are once again hosting the NHL's Prospect Challenge September 15-18 at the LECOM Harborcenter.  Prospects from the Boston Bruins, Montreal Canadiens, New Jersey Devils, Ottawa Senators and Pittsburgh Penguins to compete in a round-robin challenge.  Each team will play three games this weekend. For more information on Ticket prices and team rosters, head to sabres.com.

The Sabres are also hosting a fan event outside the arena in Alumni Plaza.  Fan Fest will be held Saturday, September 16 from 11am-6:30 pm. Here is a schedule of events for Saturday:


  • 11:30am: Welcome
  • 12:30pm: Coach Don Granato and Keyvn Adams Address Fans
  • 1:30pm: Sabres Logo Drawing with players Peyton Krebs, Kyle Okposo, and Devon Levi
  • 2:30pm: Sabres Puckdoku with Jeff Skinner and Owen Power
  • 3:30pm: Sabres Logo Drawing with Tage Thompson, Jacob Bryson and JJ Peterka
  • 4:00pm: Sabres Puckdoku with Dylan Cozens and Casey Mittelstadt


Between 2 Stalls Set: Fans can get their photo at the actual set of Between 2 Stalls. Available 1:00pm – 5:00pm in KeyBank Center

Dunk Tank: Dunk your favorite broadcasters for charity! $5 for 3 throws. All proceeds benefit the Buffalo Sabres Foundation. Dunkers: Marty Biron, Brian Duff, Dan Dunleavy

Kids Press Conference:  1:00pm  This Kids Press Conference is open to the public. Located inside the Lexus Club on the 100 level, kids will get a chance to ask Kale Clague and Mattias Samuelsson questions throughout this 45-minute press conference.

Autograph Sessions: Times: 12:00pm, 1:00pm, 3:00pm, 4:00pm and 5:00pm. Each session lasts 45 minutes and will take place at the Blue Zone in the 100 level of the arena.


  • 12:00pm: Kids Only Press Conference 
  • 2:00pm: Sabres Trivia  
  • 3:00pm: Blue & Gold Insights  
  • Season Ticket Member Programming will be split between Alex Tuch, Rasmus Dahlin, Kyle Okposo, Connor Clifton, Devon Levi, Zemgus Girgensons and Owen Power.

Player availability is subject to change. 

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