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Buffalo Sabres game moved up to 1:00 p.m. because of Bills playoff game

Posted: 12:28 PM, Dec 30, 2019
Updated: 2019-12-30 13:30:03-05
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BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — The Buffalo Sabres have announced the team will play the Florida Panthers at 1:00 p.m. instead of 7:00 p.m. Saturday (January 4).

The move comes as the Buffalo Bills gear up for their playoff match-up against the Houston Texans that same day.

"We are happy to announce this start time change so that all of our fans can enjoy the Buffalo Bills playoff game on Jan. 4 after our Sabres game," Buffalo Sabres Co-Owner and President Kim Pegula said. "Buffalo has a great tradition of all of our teams and fans supporting each other, and we want to make sure we can accommodate everyone the best way possible."

The Sabres will celebrate '90s Night' at the KeyBank Center Saturday afternoon.

You can watch the Bills take on the Texans right here on 7ABC. Pre-game coverage begins with the 7 Eyewitness News sports team's Countdown to Kickoff at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, followed by ABC coverage of Wild Card Weekend.. Kickoff is at 4:35 p.m. followed by a special 7 Eyewitness News broadcast.