Hockey season will be here before you know it and on Thursday, the Buffalo Sabres released their regular season schedule for the upcoming 2017-2018 season.
Oct 5 - MTL vs BUF (Thurs)
Nov 24 - EDM vs BUF (Fri)
Dec 1 - PIT vs BUF (Fri)
Jan 1-NYR vs BUF (Mon)
Mar 5 - TOR vs BUF (Mon)
— Matthew Bové (@Matt_Bove) June 22, 2017
The Buffalo Sabres will start the season on Thursday, October 5 at home against the Montreal Canadiens. It will be the second straight year that Buffalo hosts Montreal to kick off the regular season.
Other notable games on the upcoming schedule include:
-Sabres home/season opener -- October 5th - Montreal Canadiens vs. Buffalo Sabres
-2018 NHL Winter Classic -- January 1st - New York Rangers vs. Buffalo Sabres, Citi Field, New York City
-Sabres first home game vs. Toronto -- March 5th - Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Buffalo Sabres
-Sabres host Vegas for first time -- March 10th - Vegas Golden Knights vs, Buffalo Sabres
Sabres full schedule: