Brisk fall weather has arrived. Rolling out of my warm bed was a difficult task this morning – and the first cup of coffee hasn’t set in to warm the blood up yet this morning. I hope your enjoying your first Monday of hockey season.
Oh and the Buffalo Bills won so that’s a plus too.
It was a two goal effort by Zemgus Girgensons – proving that a year in the AHL did him a lot of good. [Sports Media 101].
Be happy its a win, but most of the prospects on the ice have little chance of making the opening night roster for the Canadiens. Buffalo has a few position battles. [CTV News].
The new era of Buffalo Sabres hockey has been ushered in. [Buffalo News].
Blue Jackets get a goal from the second overall pick in the 2012 draft to start their pre-season off with a win. [NHL].
Individuality is out the window, NHL takes out of NFL playbook and eliminates the jersey tuck. Some players not happy with rule change. [Washington Post].
Further delays in getting video review to actually mean something in the NHL. Double-minor high sticking penalties will not be reviewed after all. [Yahoo Sports].
Seattle still pushing for an NHL/NBA arena to earn a franchise in each or one of those sports. [King5.com]
Not every prospect leaves the draft a flawless NHL ready player. [Bleacher Report].
Did you notice the nets are different this year? You might not be able to notice it at first, but they are different. [Washington Post].