Feb 17, 2013; Buffalo, NY, USA; A general view of banners honoring Buffalo Sabres members Rene Robert, Gilbert Perreauly and Richard Martin during the game between the Sabres and the Pittsburgh Penguins at the First Niagara Center. Penguins beat the Sabres 4-3. Mandatory Credit: Kevin Hoffman-USA TODAY Sports


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Tim Redinger, Editorial Director, FanSided NHL

Founding Editor of SabreNoise and Editorial Director of FanSided NHL. Also editor of 1428 Elm - so my fandom crosses hockey and horror, or the horror of being a Sabres fans sometimes crosses into my love of movies. I am kidding of course. I love hockey, I love horror, and I love to write, so I do both. When it comes to hockey, I'm a wear white at home, blank sweater wearing fan, non laces type guy. I can't see spending money on a sweater with a guys name on it when he might not be around long enough to wear it out. If I am going to get a name on a sweater, its gonna be an old white home sweater, with either an 11 or a 7 on it. When it comes to horror, there are only a few things that I deem off limits, and even if it is within the boundaries of what my mind will accept, I will still likely sleep with the light on!

Melissa Kania, Editor

23-year-old Sabres fan, OHL enthusiast and AHL supporter. Journalism grad '12, writer, wanderlust and adventurer; always looking for the next opportunity to help the world. Follow me on Twitter: @melissakania.

Sean McGrath, Asst. Editor

Aspiring Journalism student coming out of SUNY Fredonia, with hopes to become a hockey/soccer analyst for the Buffalo News. Current Sports Editor of "the Leader," SUNY Fredonia's very own campus newspaper. Favorite teams are the Buffalo Sabres, Buffalo Bills, and the Boston Red Sox. Follow me on Twitter! @seanmcgrath44

Jacob D. Strozyk, Staff Writer

I am a creative writer that prides himself on details, connectivity to the audience, and precise wording. I am a longtime Buffalo Sabres fan and proudly display it everywhere I can. I like to write for fun and enjoy what I do. My skills are being honed by my current college education at Niagara University where I am a double major in English and Communications Studies, with a primary focus in creative writing. My fan base is not wide, but I hope to make it wider through writing much more. I hope all that I produce here is enjoyed.

Andrew Amerk, Staff Writer

Lifelong resident of Rochester, NY - home of 6-time Calder Cup Champions, the Rochester Americans. Life long fan of the Buffalo Sabres, Amerks, Buffalo Bills, and hockey in general. You can catch me in the 300's at the F'N Center at about 33% of the Sabres games, and almost all Amerks home games. I have watched almost every single Sabres game since 1996. Thank you for checking out SabreNoise. Feel free to comment my articles, I would be more than happy to chat/discuss/argue all things hockey!

Richard Spalding, Hardwood Houdini

Despite growing up as an avid fan of baseball and basketball, Rich developed an interest in the fast-paced sport of hockey while he was attending the University of New York at Buffalo. Now he loves to talk Sabres hockey with his son, who plays hockey in the Cortland, New York area, and write about his beloved Boston Celtics at Hardwood Houdini. Follow him on Twitter, @theamazingMrS.

Cory Buck, Staff Writer

Cory Buck is a staff writer for SabreNoise.com and a News Desk Writer for Fansided.com. He grew up in Western New York and currently lives in Pittsburgh, PA. You can reach him at [email protected]

Caitlin Campbell, Staff Writer

Caitlin is a Buffalo Sabres fan living in the hockey crazed market of Toronto. Caitlin played provincial level hockey for 12 years before having to walk away from the game because of concussions. Not only is she a die-hard Sabres fan she is also a complete hockey nut. Feel free to tweet me to discuss hockey!

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