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Queen City Sports:
It’s a big day for the the Buffalo Sabres and USA Hockey as they held a news conference at First Niagara Center on Monday to announce that Buffalo was selected to host the first ever USA Hockey All-American Prospects Game.
The game will take place on September 29th.
“This concept is one we’ve been working on for the past couple of years,” said Dave Ogrean, executive director of USA Hockey.
The game will bring 40 of the very best American players from juniors, high school, and college to Buffalo to participate in the event. All players will be draft-eligible in June of 2013.
“It’s a real showcase of some of the stars of the future,” said Ogrean.
Sabres President Ted Black expressed how “excited and honored” the Buffalo Sabres were to be the host of the inaugural event. “This first of its kind event is just another example of the depth of the Buffalo market,” he said. “It is a reason why Buffalo is hockey heaven.”
Black says that the event will be another opportunity to showcase t
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USA Hockey and the Buffalo Sabres have called a press conference for Monday afternoon at First Niagara Center to announce a “new” event for USA Hockey.
The event is expected to be the inaugural all-American prospects game.
It was back in January that USA Hockey first announced that it was creating an event that would help showcase draft-eligible American players. They also said...
The Sabres and USA Hockey will conduct a joint press confernce today in Buffalo to announce a "significant new event USA Hockey will stage in cooperation with Buffalo Sabres next fall at First Niagara Center"
The to featured speakers will be Dave Ogrean, executive director, USA Hockey, and, Ted Black, president, Buffalo Sabres.
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