Jr. Sabres players shine at Bowman Cup

(Buffalo, NY) – The Buffalo Sabres’ 8th annual Scotty Bowman Showcase grew to three games this year, as the annual amateur hockey showcase of Buffalo vs. Rochester added a third division, the junior/prep category.  Members of the Buffalo Junior Sabres fared well in the contest, as Team Buffalo downed Team Rochester 5-2.

Shane Bennett and Andrew Poturalski scored goals for Team Buffalo, while Tim Kielich added an assist.  Also playing for Team Buffalo were Kollin Schultz and Matt Mahony.

Dylan Howatt skated for Team Rochester, while Junior Sabres General Manager and Head Coach Michael Peca recorded the win as Team Buffalo’s head coach.

In the stands at the First Niagara Center were assistant coaches Chris Panek and Al Heerdt, who were taking notes and observing the players they hope to see skating in Buffalo Junior Sabres colors next season.

For a full recap of the Bowman Showcase, visit the Buffalo Sabres’ official website.