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Daily Dasherboard August 16, 2013


We are now officially half way through the month of August, and in just 20 days, the Buffalo Sabres will return to the ice.  That is, 20 days until the start of the Traverse City Tournament.  Hopefully you are enjoying your summer safely, and if you haven’t been out to the fair yet, but are planning a trip, you can drop me off a tasty caramel apple upon your return from the fair.  There is no limit to how many of those I can eat.

It does’t seem to bother the season ticket base at First Niagara Center – with a 97 percent rate and a cap at 16K – the Buffalo Sabres still haven’t put much of a dent in the waiting list.  [Sabres.com].

Does Jason Pominville want to stay in Minnesota?  After what the Wild paid to get the former Buffalo Sabres captain, one would think that they would want to sign him for a long term deal, but the salary cap and Pominville have something to say about that as he enters the final year of his contract.  [NBC Sports].

I like this article because it outlines the youth movement of the Buffalo Sabres.  Telling me in the opening line that Darcy Regier is committed to rebuilding this team from the ground up?  Don’t totally agree on that line because he still overvalues his players.  [NHL.com]

Can the Buffalo Sabres be a good team if Tyler Myers doesn’t return to the ways that made him successful in his rookie year? [NHL.com].

 

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