Buffalo Sabres introduce Rick the dog
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WHEC) — The Rochester Red Wings have Milo and now the Buffalo Sabres have Rick!
The hockey team introduced a new member of their family on social media Tuesday.
Rick is gonna be a big boy ??— Buffalo Sabres (@BuffaloSabres) November 9, 2021
Our doggo will attend select home games and community events this season to greet fans and cheer on the team!
Learn more about Rick’s training, name and background: https://t.co/SGa1EaYGEz pic.twitter.com/6uhpgFjElT
Rick is named after announcer Rick Jeanneret.
He’s an 8-month-old Newfoundland and the Sabres say he’s a rescue from the SPCA through the Pawsitive for Heroes Program.
Rick will become a service dog and find his forever home with a veteran.
For now, fans can see him cheering on the team at games.