According to a report from The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, the Pittsburgh Penguins and Buffalo Sabres will play an outdoor game on Jan. 1, 2008 at Ralph Wilson Stadium, home of the NFL's Buffalo Bills.
Negotiations between hockey owners and players are going so well that NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman says he's "pleased with the process" -- even if he has been left outside the latest rounds of discussions.
The NHL and the players' union opened negotiations on a new labor deal Friday by meeting for about 21/2 hours.
The difference between missing the NHL playoffs and securing the final spot is huge, which is why teams are going all-out.
Do NHL teams really need to be hot going into the playoffs? Not exactly, but that doesn't mean a slump is acceptable, either.
Joey MacDonald made 35 saves, and the New York Islanders sent the reeling Buffalo Sabres to their fifth straight loss, 4-2 on Saturday night.
Mike Comrie scored twice and had two assists in his Islanders debut, leading New York to a 6-4 victory over the Sabres in the teams' season opener.
Bill Guerin scored his second goal of the game in overtime to lift the St. Louis Blues to a 3-2 victory over Buffalo on Saturday night.
Dallas forward Bill Guerin was scratched from the game Friday night against the Buffalo Sabres with a bruised thigh.
Daniel Alfredsson scored his second goal of the game at 2:22 of overtime to give the Ottawa Senators a 4-3 victory over Buffalo on Saturday night in a matchup of bankrupt franchises.
Martin Biron made 27 saves in his third straight shutout, and Miroslav Satan had two goals and four points as the Buffalo Sabres defeated the Toronto Maple Leafs 4-0 Friday night.