Found April 16, 2012 on Queen City Sports:
PLAYERS: Nathan Gerbe
TEAMS: Buffalo Sabres
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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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