BUFFALO, NY-- The Buffalo Sabres will start the 2012-14 regular season against the Red Wings in Detroit October 2.
The Buffalo Sabres released the team's 2013-2014 regular season schedule. (http://bit.ly/NANX8)
Their first home game of the season will be October 4 against the Ottawa Senators.
Due to the NHL realignment, the Sabres will play 30 games against division rivals, 24 games against non-division opponents and 28 games again non-conference teams.
Ticket prices for the games have not been released yet.
The NHL also released new names for the divisions; Atlantic, Metropolitan, Central and Pacific. The Sabres will be in the Atlantic division.
Some of the other highlights from the NHL schedule release include: 6 outdoor games ( The Bridgestone Winter Classic, The Tim Horton's Heritage Classic and the four game Coors Light NHL Stadium Series), a two week Olympic break (February 9-25), and the new division realignment.