by Jeff Wozer, Buffalo Sports Page Humorist

All indications are that the Sabres will use the first overall pick in the NHL Draft to select Swedish defenseman Rasmus Dahlin.  The team isn’t confirming that.  But sports humorist Jeff Wozer has found indications that the team is working hard to make Dahlin feel at home in Buffalo.

• Swedish meatballs designated as the team’s official Orb-Shaped Meat Product

• New company name: Pegula Sven-ertainment

• Pegula’s looking into buying Fort Erie and renaming it Fort Ikea

• New promo: Blonde Hair and Blue Eye Fan Appreciation Night

• After the Canadian and American national anthems Doug Allen will conclude with a spirited cover of Abba’s Dancing Queen

• New team dress code: suit jackets, ties and Bjorn Borg headbands

• Terry Pegula has changed his online security question to: “The name of your first Swedish number one overall draft pick”

• Herring Logs designated as the team’s official Temperate- Water Fish Snack That No One Will Order Ever

• Kim Pegula pressuring Sweet Home school officials to change name to Swede Home

Jeff always has an interesting take on Buffalo sports. Read his thoughts on Bisons mascot Celery & what was overheard in the War Room during the Bills Draft.

Jeff Wozer

Nationally touring stand-up comedian Jeff Wozer has performed with some of comedy’s biggest acts – Martin Short, John Oliver, Brian Reagan – and on some of comedy’s biggest stages – Red Rocks Amphitheater, the Las Vegas strip, Great American Comedy Festival.

His humor articles have appeared in more than 40 publications including ESPN’s Active.com, Rocky Mountain Sports and the Explorer Club’s Explorer’s Journal.

Prior to veering into comedy he worked as a sports and news director for WFAD in Middlebury, Vermont where he won an Associated Press award for hockey play-by-play. And he spent two years as the play-by-play voice for the Vail Avalanche junior hockey team in Vail, Colorado.

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