The Buffalo Sabres announced today that their home opener of the 2015-16 season will be Thursday, Oct. 8 against the Ottawa Senators.
Game time is 7 p.m.
The full 2015-16 Sabres season schedule -- along with the entire National Hockey League schedule -- will be announced Thursday.
The game will be the Sabres' season-opener as well; that determination is made after a look at all NHL teams' home openers. All teams were permitted to announced their home openers today.