Tonight is the night. Laces will be tied, pucks will be dropped and goals will be scored. The Buffalo Sabres will face off against the New Jersey Devils at the LECOM Harborcenter. There are plenty of players in blue and gold to keep an eye on, if you haven’t read it already, click here to be taken to TCB’s 2021 Prospects Challenge Preview Guide
Per Amerks Head Coach Seth Appert, Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen will get the start tonight.
He just has this incredible presence. He’s extremely competitive without being sloppy. He has a calm swagger in net that he exudes to his teammatesAmerks Head Coach Seth Appert on Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen
Thursday, Appert mentioned Jack Quinn would center JJ Peterka and Brett Murray. He also mentioned Arttu Ruotsolainen will play center this weekend.
Lance Lysowski was able to get an eye on one of the powerplay units the Sabres will roll with tonight:
The Sabres will have their work cut out for them facing a solid Devils lineup and a high powered top line.
The Prospects Challenge schedule is, tickets are $10:
Friday, Sept. 17
Buffalo Sabres vs. New Jersey Devils – 7 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 18
Buffalo Sabres vs. Boston Bruins – 3 p.m.
Sunday, Sept. 19
New Jersey Devils vs. Boston Bruins – 1 p.m.
How to watch
The Sabres will be livestreaming the game for those not in attendance: click here to be taken to the Sabres live stream
For an alternate stream: According to NewJerseyDevils.com, “All games will be streamed on newjerseydevils.com in promotional partnership with MSG Networks.”