Sabres to open 2021-22 season on Oct. 14 vs. Montreal

The 2021-22 regular season schedule was released league-wide on Thursday
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Buffalo, N.Y. (WGR 550) – The NHL released its 2021-22 regular season schedule on Thursday. The Buffalo Sabres will open their season at home on Thursday, Oct. 14 against the Montreal Canadiens.

Buffalo will open the season with a four-game homestand, starting with the Canadiens and followed by matchups with the Arizona Coyotes, Vancouver Canucks and Boston Bruins. The Sabres will hit the road for the first time on Saturday, Oct. 23 against the New Jersey Devils.

Buffalo’s first game in Seattle against the Kraken will come on Thursday, Nov. 4 as the final game of a four-game west coast road trip.

The Sabres will play a New Year’s Day game this season in Boston this season on Saturday, Jan. 1.

If the Olympic break happens, the Sabres will have just three ga