The Traverse City Tournament is officially over and the Buffalo Sabres bring home second place, unable to close out the Detroit Red Wings in the final game
of the tournament. Tomorrow starts the official start of training camp – and today marks the release of NHL 14. It is great to be a fan of the sport of hockey, especially now that the gears of the next season are in motion.
Are the Buffalo Sabres in trouble this season if Cody Hodgson is your best center and you can’t get him under contract? [Sports Grid].
What teams would be interested in a Nazem Kadri offer sheet? The Buffalo Sabres could very well be interested and capable of making the deal, but would be better suited getting Cody Hodgson under contract. [Sporting News].
With Ryan Miller and Thomas Vanek still on the team, will a bad year followed by their departure harken in the words from the owner and management – now the rebuild can start in earnest? [Bleacher Report].
Which stars in the league get zero support from their teammates? You might be surprised at who is on the list. [Bleacher Report].
Mikka Kiprusoff retires in Calgary. [ESPN].
The NHL is eyeing a multipart documentary on outdoor games and Olympics. [NBC Sports].
If you didn’t see this coming, you should have, the league rewrites rule 48.1 clarifying an illegal hit to the head. [SB Nation].
How irrelevant are the Buffalo Sabres – the NHL can’t even put them in an article on youth movements to watch in the preseason. [NHL.com].