Daily Dasherboard August 4, 2013

Yawn.

I don’t know about you, but I am bored.  You know it’s a slow off-season when the only announcement you are waiting for involves a new jersey.

Which, by the way, doesn’t even count as news and should have been taken care of weeks ago.  Especially since the new jersey looks, uh, like a quilt.

Let’s try to cure some of this boredom – onto the links!

Starting with the latest Ryan Miller rumor . . . could he be headed to Edmonton? [Hockey Buzz]

Apr 26, 2013; Buffalo, NY, USA; Buffalo Sabres goalie Ryan Miller (30) steps to the ice for his 500th career NHL game before the start of the game against the New York Islanders at the First Niagara Center. Mandatory Credit: Kevin Hoffman-USA TODAY Sports

And here’s the logical reaction: not gonna happen. [Hockey Buzz]

Yesterday, I shared a link regarding the worst expansion teams in the modern era.  Let’s look at a positive list today: the top 10 unsung heroes of the NHL. [Bleacher Report]

And hey – even though most people are gearing up for fantasy football, it’s never too early to start planning for your fantasy hockey league.  Here are the top 10 sleepers you should consider for your fantasy team. [Bleacher Report]

Here are the results of an interesting survey conducted up in Canada regarding why so many families WON’T consider allowing their kids to play hockey. [TSN]

Finally, Rob Vollman, author of the book Rob Vollman’s Hockey Abstract, was on the air over at WGR 550 Saturday morning.  If you missed his interview, head here to check it out.  Lots of interesting discussions on hockey statistics.  Don’t forget: my review of his book should be up early this coming week!

 

Topics: Buffalo Sabres, NHL

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