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Sabres announce plans, player appearances for Fan Fest on Aug. 17

Rasmus Dahlin, Casey Mittelstadt, Kyle Okposo and Jeff Skinner are among the Buffalo Sabres players scheduled to attend Fan Fest in Alumni Plaza from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Aug. 17.

Sabres coach Ralph Krueger and General Manager Jason Botterill also are scheduled, along with a lengthy list of alumni, including Gilbert Perreault, Rene Robert, Danny Gare, Jerry Korab, Craig Ramsay, Don Edwards, Larry Playfair, Mike Foligno, J.P. Dumont, Jay McKee and Patrick Kaleta.

Botterill and Krueger will join Sabres broadcaster Brian Duff for a discussion.

The day begins with a 5K race at 9 a.m. that is followed by a post-race party. The Sabres say there will be live music, activities and games. DJ Milk will be there along with the Strictly Hip. Games include corn hole, bubble hockey and target shot.

Former Sabres will sign autographs, talk about their time with the organization in a panel discussion and do a press conference for fans who are 12 and under.

Memorabilia from 50 years of Sabres hockey will be on display.

Season ticket holders can register for a locker room tour and meet Sabres alumni.

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