Just a little over a week before the start of the Traverse City Tournament, signaling the beginning of the 2013 NHL season. Will the Buffalo Sabres be able to defend their title – and more importantly; will the youth movement looking to make it two Tournament Titles and then be able to turn the success in Traverse into success at the top level?
And it’s hump day! Woot Woot!
Ryan Miller wants this year to play out how it plays out, if he is traded, then so be it; but there doesn’t need to be three rings to get there. [SB Nation].
Miller also doesn’t want to handle things the way Robert Luongo has, in the event that he remains a Buffalo Sabre perhaps? [NBC Sports].
Ryan Miller might just be the odd man out for the goaltending trio when it comes to the 2014 Sochi games – and that will save him the embarrassment of having to wear that ugly sweater again. [The Macomb Daily].
Is the star waning? Ryan Miller is an aging goaltender, but he isn’t done playing yet – but has his Olympic star burnt up its reserves? [Valley News].
You can make the case all you want, but Thomas Vanek just might remain a Buffalo Sabre. [SB Nation].
Vanek wants to wait and see. Cooler heads have prevailed, and because it wasn’t all dump and chase on the “rebuild” – he might be intrigued at what this team can do. Can the team on the ice convince him to sign the extension? [Hockey Buzz].
Vanek and Miller aren’t the only stars that need to be locked up to long term deals. [Bleacher Report].
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