Sabres move Friday’s game to Feb. 20

Buffalo Sabres' Nicolas Deslauriers (44), Cody McCormick (8) and Chris Stewart (80) celebrate a goal by Brian Gionta (12) against the San Jose Sharks during the second period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014, in Buffalo, N.Y. (AP Photo/Jen Fuller)

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — A massive lake effect snow storm event didn’t stop the Sabres from playing a game on Tuesday night, but the continuing onslaught of falling snow forced the organization to cancel Friday’s game.

In a press release the Sabres said Thursday the game would be postponed due to weather related reasons to Feb. 20 at 7 p.m.

“Out of respect for the fans of the Sabres, Friday’s game between the New York Rangers and Buffalo Sabres…has been postponed,” the organization said.

The Sabres moved the game previously scheduled on Feb. 20 to Dec. 15. That game is Ottowa at Buffalo, and it will be played at 7 p.m.

“Fans who are unable to attend the rescheduled games will be able to exchange thier unused tickets for tickets to any available home game,” the Sabres said in a press release. “Tickets can be exchanged on or (by) visiting the box office at First Niagara Center.”

Season tickets for the Nov. 21 game will be valid for the Feb. 20th game. Original Feb. 20 tickets will also be valid for the rescheduled game on Dec. 15. Season ticket holders can exchange tickets to those games for tickets to any available home game. Ticket holders may also have the price of the Dec. 15 game credited to ticket accounts for next year. 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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