Good Afternoon Sabres Fans! If you are still depressed over last nights humiliating defeat, it doesn’t get any better. Not one member of the Buffalo Sabres was selected to participate in the NHL All-Star Game. Only Tyler Ennis will be heading down to Raleigh to compete in the Skills Competition. Also according to WGR550.com, Vanek did not lace up today, but Kaleta is back on the ice practicing with the team for the first time in a month. Hey, at least we have Pegula to look forward to, right?
Sabres Vanek Not Practicing, Kaleta Is (WGR-550) Buffalo, N.Y. – Following the Buffalo Sabres’ first loss in regulation in six games, the team had a noticeable absence on the practice rink on Wednesday.
Pegula Met With Sabres Front Office (WBFO) Buffalo, N.Y. - Terry Pegula was in Buffalo visiting the offices of the Buffalo Sabres Tuesday. The Pennsylvania businessman is reportedly interested in purchasing the team from owner Tom Golisano.
Sabres Snubbed from All-Star Roster (WIVB) Buffalo, N.Y. – The NHL All-Star rosters were announced Tuesday morning and no Buffalo Sabres were chosen for the game. Sabres rookie forward Tyler Ennis was chosen with 11 other rookies to take part in the NHL Skills competition with the other 42 all-stars on Saturday night January 29th.
Around The Rink
All-Star snubs: There’s more to it than meets the eye (SportingNews) -There were countless e-mails exchanged. There were face-to-face meetings. And finally, on Tuesday, after working with NHL general managers and the NHL hockey operations department, Brendan Shanahan and the league released the final 36 All-Stars for this year’s game in Raleigh.
Breaking down All-Star roster by the numbers (NHL.com/ Chicago BlackHawks) – With so many superstars with so many accolades selected to take part in the 2011 NHL All-Star Game presented by Discover on Jan. 30, there’s no end to the interesting nuggets about everyone involved.
Rochester Amerks want more control over roster (DemocratandChronicle.com)
Rochester, N.Y. -The Rochester Americans vow not to settle for an unfavorable affiliation agreement and will consider the extreme measure of not being stocked by an NHL team for one season if it means finding the right long-term partner.
Door-to-door food stamp salesman arrested (nwfdailynews.com) Fort Walton Beach – A 33-year-old man was issued a notice to appear after officers picked him up for being a “suspicious person,” according to his notice.