Sabres to thank fans, recognize Mike Robitaille

Buffalo Sabres' skate off the ice during the first day of the NHL hockey training camp in Buffalo, New York on Sunday, Jan. 13, 2013. (AP Photo/Gary Wiepert)

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – The Buffalo Sabres will celebrate Fan Appreciation Night Sunday, during the team’s final game of the season.

The event includes a pre-game party, that begins at 2:30 p.m. outside of the arena, and giveaways, contests and discounts throughout the game, which begins at 5 p.m.

The Sabres will recognize broadcaster Mike Robitaille, who is retiring from his duties with the team after more than 30 years. The team will honor Robitaille, along with the award winners for MVP, Rookie of the Year, Unsung Hero and the 7th Man. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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