Sabres to host Bruins, Devils in prospects tournament
Each teams' prospects will play two games during a tournament that will run from Sept. 12-14, the Sabres announced Tuesday. Games will be played at the Sabres' home arena and adjoining HarborCenter, a newly opened two-rink hotel/entertainment complex which hosted the NHL pre-draft scouting combine in June.
The Sabres began developing plans for the tournament earlier this year in a bid to showcase their up-and-coming stars. They include Boston University center Jack Eichel, who was drafted second overall in June.
The Detroit Red Wings have a similar eight-team prospects tournament, which has been held annually in Traverse City, Michigan.
Here's the schedule, courtesy the Sabres' website (all times Eastern):
- Saturday, Sept. 12: Sabres vs. Devils, 7 p.m. at First Niagara Center
- Sunday, Sept. 13: Bruins vs. Devils, 7 p.m. at HARBORCENTER
- Monday, Sept. 14: Sabres vs. Bruins, 7 p.m. at First Niagara Center
- With files from theScore.