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The Buffalo Sabres are a professional ice hockey team which is based in Buffalo New York and plays in the Atlantic Division of the Eastern Conference of the NHL. The team was formed in 1970 and since its inception, has won six Division titles, three Conference titles and one Presidents’ trophy. The Sabres have made it to two Stanley Cup finals, once in 1975 and then in 1999, however lost both the match ups. The Sabres are still on the hunt for their first national title, and it is bound to come soon, so buy Buffalo Sabres Buffalo tickets to catch the Sabres live in action at the First Niagara Center, in the beautiful city of Buffalo.
The Sabres were founded in 1970 along with the Vancouver Ducks and became a part of the NHL when the league expanded to fourteen teams. Their original home arena was the Buffalo Memorial Auditorium, but the team shifted to the First Niagara Center in 1996.
The most famous aspect of the Sabres’ history and their most famous lineup has been the French Connection, which was the name given to the dynamic trio of attacking forwards, French Canadians, Gilbert Perreault, Rene Robert and Rick Martin. With Pereault at center and Robert and Martin at right and left wing respectively, the French Connection powered the franchise to their first Stanley Cup appearance in 1975. They played together for seven seasons and hold most of the Sabres’ scoring records.
The Sabres’ current squad is coached by Ron Rolston and features some of the NHL’s best young talent, like Marcus Foligno, Johan Larsson and Mark Pysyk. Combined with the experience of senior players, Cody McCormick, Steve Ott and John Scott, the team has the balance and depth to push for a strong finish to the NHL season.
Tickets to a Sabres match will not only allow you to catch quality ice hockey action, but will give you a chance to explore beautiful Buffalo City as well. The city is home to a number of national festivals including the Allentown Art Festival, Taste of Buffalo, Buffalo Greek Festival and the National Buffalo Wing Festival. An artistic and theatrical hub, the city has over fifty art galleries and a large number of professional theater companies. The city is also famous for its active night life and large number of professional sporting teams.