Sep 19, 2013; Buffalo, NY, USA; Buffalo Sabres defenseman Brayden McNabb (44) celebrates his second goal of the night against the Carolina Hurricanes with right wing Brian Flynn (65) during the third period at First Niagara Center. Sabres beat the Hurricanes 5-2. Mandatory Credit: Kevin Hoffman-USA TODAY Sports

Daily Dasherboard September 20, 2013

Well, Buffalo Sabres fans, another Friday is upon us.  With that comes the sad realization that the work week is -sniff! – over.

Done.  Cooked.  Expired.  Terminated.

Ah, work week – we hardly knew ye.  And hardly cared!  Forget you, buddy – it’s the weekend!  Yeah!

Upward and onward – to the links!

Last night featured more action-packed preseason hockey!  Get all of your recaps here.  [TSN]

The NHL has instituted a no-tuck rule when it comes to jerseys – and they mean to enforce it!  Read more, including a possible reason why the NHL is so adamant on enforcing this seemingly-arbitrary rule.  [Sporting News]

The Buffalo Sabres have a lot of young guys playing really well right now – but did any of them make the list of the most impressive rookies in training camps so far?  [Bleacher Report] You’ll just have to read to find out!

ESPN – the Worldwide Leader in Sports Not Counting the NHL – recently created a few lists in anticipation of the upcoming NHL season.  As usual, ESPN made some mistakes worthy of a head-smacking . . . or a snarky post over at Puck Daddy!

I don’t know about you, but I have always had mixed feelings about being a sports fan.  Why do we get so emotionally invested in teams that routinely change players and coaches?  It’s tribalism, duh!  [The Hockey News]

Did last night’s game save some prospects from the next round of cuts?  [WGR 550]

Finally, if you can tolerate Garth’s annoying need to make sure you know he is allowed in the Sabres locker room, here’s an interesting look at the two sides of Nikita Zadorov.  [Hockey Buzz]

Be good to yourselves!

 

 

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