OJHL Playfair Appreciation Night!
On Wednesday, September 21, 2023, the Buffalo Jr. Sabres 20U OJHL Team had their home opener vs. Wellington Dukes and won 7-3. Larry Playfair was presented the Marc Mercier Chairman's Award for his hard work with the OJHL and the Buffalo Jr. Sabres Organization. The OJHL Commissioner Marty Savoy presented the award. This award demonstrates the core values of the OJHL, including integrity, professionalism, sportsmanship and personal growth, and who has gone above and beyond the normal course of responsibilities for the betterment of the league.
Jayne Playfair who is the treasurer for the organization was also recognized by the Buffalo Jr. Sabres for all of her hard work behind the scenes. Both Larry and Jayne are huge assets to the organization. "It was a great honor to be part of this special night for Larry, Jayne and their family. Both have played such a huge role for me personally as the president of this organization and they represent what the Jr. Sabres are all about," said Buffalo Jr. Sabres President Patrick Kaleta.
All of the players in attendance received a Playfair Appreciation Night T-Shirt. The night was a huge success for the team on the ice and everything off the ice. It was great to see the Playfair family spend time with each other in the press box during the 7-3 win.