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

Daily Dasherboard September 16, 2013

Sunday!

Game day!

That’s right: it’s been a while since I could type those words, but Buffalo Sabres fans, the preseason is upon us!  The Sabres open their preseason schedule tonight at 7:30 on the road against the Montreal Canadiens.   I’m excited too – but you’re going to have to wait a little bit longer to watch Sabres hockey!  To tide you over . . . here are today’s links!

For many teams, the preseason opened last evening.  Check out all the scores and recaps here!  [TSN]

Did you hear about this?  Buffalo Sabres owner Terry Pegula personally delivered season tickets to lucky owners!  [Sabres.com]  Nice touch?  Silly move?  You decide!

There was a lot of talk during the offseason about the NHL expanding its use of video reviews.  Well, that changed Saturday, when the NHL reversed course and decided NOT to use video review to examine high-sticking calls.  [TSN]   Okay then!

Hockey may not be the #1 sport in the USA, but it does have an interesting history of pop culture references.  [Sports Illustrated]  That was fun!

Getting ready to watch some sick puck-handling skills this NHL season?  Well, I doubt you’ll see anything as sick as this ad featuring Patrick Kane!  [Puck Daddy]  Oh.  My.  God.

Finally: in case you missed it, here’s the latest Blueprint video from the Buffalo Sabres.  This one is for blueliner Nikita Zadorov. [Sabres.com] Anyone else hopeful he gets to see a little ice time in the NHL this year?

Let’s go Buffalo!!!!!!

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