Apr 22, 2013; Buffalo, NY, USA; Buffalo Sabres left wing Thomas Vanek (26) during the game against the Winnipeg Jets at the First Niagara Center. The Jets beat the Sabres 2-1. Mandatory Credit: Kevin Hoffman-USA TODAY Sports

Buffalo Sabres To Roll Out Blue and Gold Carpet

The Buffalo Sabres will once again have their special Blue and Gold carpet event during the pre-season.  This year’s carpet walk event will take place before Saturday’s pre-season game against the Toronto Maple Leafs.

Fans that arrive early enough at First Niagara Center will see their favorite Buffalo Sabres walk the Blue and Gold Carpet into the arena prior to taking the ice for the game.

The event will be hosted at Alumni Plaza and starts at 4:30.  Music will be played, and beverages will be available by the team.  Buffalo Sabres broadcasters Brian Duff and Danny Gare will host the event – introducing players and providing interviews with them as they arrive at the arena.

Fans will have the chance to gather around the roped carpetway to try and get autograph’s and pictures with their favorite players.

All players still on the roster on Saturday will talk part in the walk.

Have you been to a blue and gold carpet event before?  Let us here your story about meeting your favorite player – and I am sure there are readers out there that would love to hear tips and tricks about making the most of the event – and getting that prime spot to see their favorite player enter the arena.

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