Sabres to Return to Royal Blue in 2020-21 Season

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Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - The Buffalo Sabres made the announcement many fans have been waiting for. The team is bringing back Royal Blue jerseys starting in the 2020-21 season.

The team announced the return to the original jersey colors in a Twitter post on Thursday after years of fans clamoring for the team to make the switch.

In addition to that announcement, the team said it will unveil a special "Gold" 50th Anniversary jersey on Friday morning. 

Coming 2020-21: royal blue.But this year, we’re going gold. Tomorrow at 10 a.m. we reveal our #Sabres50 uniform. pic.twitter.com/Wq0RlqtSrh

— Buffalo Sabres (@BuffaloSabres) August 15, 2019

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— Brian Mazurowski (@BMaz1) July 23, 2019