The league announced on Thursday that the game, which was originally supposed to be played on Friday at First Niagara Center, would be postponed.
The game between the Sabres and Ottawa Senators that was scheduled for Feb. 20 has been moved to Dec. 15 at 7 p.m., the NHL also announced.
Lake-effect snow has impacted the Buffalo region since Tuesday. The area south of the city has been hit the hardest, with some seeing as much as seven feet of snow.
The NFL's New York Jets-Buffalo Bills game that was scheduled to be played in Buffalo on Sunday has been moved to Monday night in Detroit because of the snowstorm, while the Montana State-Buffalo men's basketball game scheduled for Friday night has been postponed.
- Molly Geary