The Sabres organization has been raked through the coals over both the design of this monstrosity and the way in which they chose to reveal it over the summer, drawing out the process with a never ending stream of zoomed-in photos that fans were expected to piece together, before throwing together a cell phone picture reveal once the backlashed reached critical levels.
As for the sweater itself, the extremely modern two-tone design will be contrasted by Detroit's all-time classic sweater, and the game will certainly be an interesting visual feast, if nothing else.
The jerseys will appear in front of a national audience twice, for the first time on January 14th against Philadelphia. Our apologies to the Devils, , and Red Wings, who will have to play against the sweaters twice.
Sunday, November 24 vs. Detroit
Wednesday, November 27 vs. Montreal
Thursday, December 5 vs. NY Rangers
Saturday, December 14 vs. Calgary
Saturday January 4 vs. New Jersey
Tuesday January 14 vs. Philadelphia*
Wednesday February 5 vs. Pittsburgh*
Sunday March 16 vs. Montreal
Tuesday April 1 vs. New Jersey
Tuesday April 8 vs. Detroit
*NBCSN national game