Mark your calendars, folks, because NHL-ish hockey will be making its way back to your brain-space starting on Sunday, September 21st as the Buffalo Sabres begin their 2014 preseason schedule.
The Sabres will play six preseason games in total - three at home - and will play the Toronto Maple Leafs, Washington Capitals, and Carolina Hurricanes twice each.
The team's preseason schedule also includes the return of the CCM/USA Prospects game to Buffalo, featuring the best American prospects eligible for the 2015 NHL draft. Check out the entire schedule below, and let us know what you think in the comments.
From the Sabres press release:
Sept. 21 Buffalo @ Washington 5:00 p.m. Verizon Center
Sept. 23 Buffalo vs. Carolina 7:00 p.m. First Niagara Center
Sept. 25 CCM/USA Hockey All-American Prospects Game 7:00 p.m. First Niagara Center
Sept. 26 Buffalo vs. Toronto 7:00 p.m. First Niagara Center
Sept. 28 Buffalo @ Toronto 7:00 p.m. Air Canada Centre
Oct. 1 Buffalo vs. Washington 7:00 p.m. First Niagara Center
Oct. 3 Buffalo @ Carolina 7:00 p.m. PNC Arena