Its the Conference Semifinals in the 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs, and the Stanley Cup is being polished. Starting next round it will start touring cities in preperation for the Finals. Very soon it will be on hand to be presented to one lucky captain for his team to celebrate with.
First, your Buffalo Sabres links.
The search for assistant coaches begins for Ron Rolston, and it appears he is scouring for his old college buddies to come and join him behind the bench in Buffalo. Just what the doctored ordered for a team that will no doubt be filled with young players and prospects next season? Jim Roque is denying interest but is rumored to be headed to Buffalo as an assistant. [Western College Hockey Blog].
The title of the post is nothing spectacular. We all know the Buffalo Sabres have a tough road to regain the playoffs. Can they do it in as quick a time as other teams, or are they really in for a long and drawn out rebuild. [Sports Media 101].
Los Angeles hands the San Jose Sharks their first loss of the 2013 Stanley Cup playoffs. [LA Daily News].
The Penguins rout Ottawa in Game 1 – the sign of a quick series or the Senators feeling out their new opponent? [CBS Sports].