Sabres announce 2022-23 regular-season schedule
The longest homestands of the season come early in the year. First, the Sabres will have four in a row at home from Thursday, October 27 through Wednesday, November 2 against Montreal, Chicago, Detroit and Pittsburgh.Then, following a two-game road trip, Buffalo will return home for another four-game stretch that opens Tuesday, November 8 against Arizona and closes on Tuesday, November 15 against the Canucks.The team will also have a few home games in a row around the Thanksgiving holiday. They’ll host the St. Louis Blues on Wednesday, November 23 and the Devils on Friday, November 25.Buffalo’s longest stretch away from home will come during a four-game road trip from October 18 through 25 against Edmonton, Calgary, Vancouver, and Seattle.The team has another four-game road trip from January 23 through 28 that features stops in Dallas, St. Louis, Winnipeg, and Minnesota.Buffalo also has two road games to close out and open up the calendar year. They’ll play the Boston Bruins at TD Garden in an afternoon affair on Saturday, December 31 and then wrap up a back-to-back set on Sunday, January 1 in Ottawa for a game against the Senators.The reigning Stanley Cup champions, the Colorado Avalanche, come to town on Thursday, December 1 at 7 p.m. The Tampa Bay Lightning, who have won the East three years in a row, come to town for the first time on Monday, November 28.The Toronto Maple Leafs will make their only stop in Buffalo on Tuesday, February 21. Buffalo will go to Toronto twice this season: on November 19 and March 13.Buffalo’s bye week will come after the All-Star Game. The Florida Panthers are hosting 2023 NHL All-Star Weekend on February 3 and 4. Buffalo’s final game before the break will be on February 1 and they aren’t scheduled to play again until they host Calgary on February 11.The club has only two home games in April. The team will wrap up the regular season on Thursday, April 13 against the Senators.