USA Hockey to make "significant announcement" Tuesday in Buffalo

January 12, 2014 Updated Jan 12, 2014 at 9:15 PM EDT

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USA Hockey to make "significant announcement" Tuesday in Buffalo

January 12, 2014 Updated Jan 12, 2014 at 9:15 PM EDT

BUFFALO, NY (WKBW) - USA Hockey sent out a press release Sunday saying it will make a "significant annoucement" at First Niagara Center in Buffalo Tuesday.

The major annoucement is scheduled to take place at 11:30 Tuesday in the atrium of FNC, with Dave Ogrean, executive director of USA Hockey,
Ted Black, Buffalo Sabres team president, Jim Johansson, asst. executive director of hockey operations for USA Hockey, and Pat LaFontaine, Sabres President of Hockey Operations.

Eyewitness Sports Anchor Shawn Stepner spoke with a USA Hockey official about the press conference. He wouldn't shed too much light on the announcement. When asked if a Sabres player would be present at the event, the USA Hockey official said: "possibly".