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Buffalo Sabres: Corporate Challenge hockey tournament returns for 16th year

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Wed, Feb 5th 2020 06:20 pm

The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team will host the 16th annual Buffalo Sabres Corporate Hockey Challenge on Friday, March 20, at KeyBank Center.

The Buffalo Sabres Corporate Hockey Challenge is a 3-on-3 hockey tournament held annually at KeyBank Center that pairs Sabres alumni with members of participating companies in a tournament to raise money for the Buffalo Sabres Foundation. Each team includes seven players as well as one Sabres alumnus, with each player receiving a special Corporate Challenge-themed gift. The day will be capped with a happy hour and dinner at The Draft Room for all players and participating alumni.

Teams will also have an opportunity to participate in the live “Alumni Draft,” in which they will select the former Sabres player that will join their team for the tournament. The draft will be held Sunday, March 15, when the Sabres host the Carolina Hurricanes.

The cost to enter is $3,500 per team. Interested parties can contact Nick Fearby at 716-855-4452 or [email protected] to register.

The Buffalo Sabres Foundation is a New York State not-for-profit corporation, qualified under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code and qualified as a public charity. The Buffalo Sabres Foundation was established in 1995 and reinvigorated in 2011 following the acquisition of the Buffalo Sabres by Terry and Kim Pegula.

The Buffalo Sabres Foundation mission statement reads: To identify and support local organizations which share our core objectives: serving children and military personnel, caring for the sick, assisting physically and mentally challenged athletes, and supporting youth hockey initiatives. By utilizing financial resources and community influence, the Buffalo Sabres Foundation assists these organizations and their beneficiaries in realizing their highest potential and succeeding in their endeavors.

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