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Veteran broadcaster Kevin Sylvester has worked for the Buffalo Sabres since 2005. Sylvester is the host of “Sabres Hockey Hotline,” a year round program that airs on WGR-AM in Buffalo. From 2005 to 2012, he was a staple on Sabres telecasts on the MSG Network, appearing on “Gamenight” intermission reports and “The Lexus Shootout” post-game show, which he co-created in 2005. Sylvester also served as the road play-by-play announcer for the Buffalo Sabres.
Kevin co-created and hosted “Tee 2 Green,”on WGRZ –TV (NBC) in Buffalo, N.Y., in 2006. The show, which is now in its seventh season, features golf courses in the Buffalo/Niagara region, as well as tips and the latest equipment.
The 1995 graduate of the State University of New York at Fredonia has an extensive background in radio serving as talk show host and reporter at WBEN-AM and WGR-AM in Buffalo, and WBT-AM in Charlotte, N.C. During his tenure as Sports Director at WBT, the station won six sports broadcasting awards, and Sylvester was named Best Sportscaster by Electronic News Association of the Carolinas in 2001. He has also called play-by-play for University at Buffalo football, the Buffalo Destroyers of the Arena Football League, college hockey on Adelphia Cable, and he filled in as play-by-play announcer for the former Charlotte Hornets in the NBA.
Sylvester served as Director of Amateur Athletics for the First Niagara Center in Buffalo, working with local colleges in all aspects of NCAA events at the arena. He was marketing and promotions director for the first and second rounds of the NCAA Men’s College Basketball tournament in Buffalo in 2007 and 2010. Sylvester was instrumental in preparing the successful bid package and subsequent site visit that resulted in USA Hockey awarding the 2011 International Ice Hockey Federation World Under 20 Championships to Western New York, and chaired the administration and protocol committees for the event. He was the chairman of the Battistoni Golf Scholarship Fund from 2006-2010, co-chaired the Alfred Caffiero Golf Classic from 2006-2009 and currently serves on the advisory board of First Tee of Western New York.
Sylvester and his wife, Donna, have three children, and live in Depew, N.Y.