Hockeytown USA is celebrating 50 years of hockey tonight as the Buffalo Sabres gear up to take on the Penguins in Pittsburgh at 7 PM. Put on your new Sabres jersey and go back and reminisce about sitting in the oranges at The Aud watching Danny Gare + Co. in the beginning stages of the NHL.

Arena
2017 - Present / KeyBank Center
2012 – 2016 / First Niagara Center
2000 – 2011 / HSBC Arena
1996 – 1999 / Marine Midland Arena
1970 – 1996 / Buffalo Memorial Auditorium

Owner
2011 – Present / Terrence Pegula
2003 – 2011 / Tom Golisano and Larry Quinn
2002 – 2003 / National Hockey League
1996 – 2002 / John Rigas
1970 – 1996 / Seymour Knox III and Northrup Knox

Mascots

mid 1980s - present / Sabretooth
1970 - mid 1980s / Sammy Sabre

Coaches

2019-present / Ralph Krueger
2017-2019 / Phil Housley
2015-2017 / Dan Bylsma
2013-2015 / Ted Nolan
2013 / Ron Rolston
1997-2013 / Lindy Ruff
1995-1997 / Ted Nolan
1991-1995 / John Muckler
1989-1991 / Rick Dudley
1987-1989 / Ted Sator
1986-1987 Craig Ramsey
1986 / Scotty Bowman
1985-1986 / Jim Schoenfeld
1982-1985 / Scotty Bowman
1981-1982 / Jimmy Roberts
1980-1981 / Roger Neilson
1979-1980 / Scotty Bowman
1978-1980 / Billy Inglis
1977-1978 / Marcel Pronovost
1974-1977 / Floyd Smith
1972-1974 / Joe Crozier
1970-1972 / Punch Imlach

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