By Bill Hoppe
BUFFALO — The NHL lockout has forced the cancellation of all preseason games through Sept. 30, knocking four of the Sabres’ seven contests off the slate.
Sabres games canceled are: Monday at Montreal; home Wednesday against Boston; home Sept. 28 against Toronto; Sept. 29 at Toronto.
The Sabres plan to contact ticket holders with refund information for the canceled First Niagara Center games.
The NHL’s third lockout since 1994 began Sunday.