MSG will air the Dec. 31, 2003, game in a two-hour condensed format starting at 8 p.m. Dec. 17. Former Sabre Andrew Peters will provide commentary during the game, which will be preceded by a reairing of the Sabres's Rafters Club Roundtable at 7 p.m. featuring every living Sabres whose number is retired by the team: Gilbert Perreault, Rene Robert, Danny Gare and Pat LaFontaine.
On Christmas Eve, MSG will re-air the Sabres' 1976 Super Series game against the Soviet Wings at 8 p.m. Gare will provide commentary of the Sabres' 12-6 win over the Soviets.
Following that game will be rebroadcasts of the French Connection statue unveiling at 10 p.m. and the roundtable at 11 p.m.
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