What a way to get the pre season going in strong fashion? The Buffalo Sabres and Toronto Maple Leafs play a gooned up hockey game that led to a major injury, and most likely suspensions on both sides of the ice. That will set the tone for the regular season series between the Leafs and the Buffalo Sabres. It’s going to be a hell of ride this year when the Maple Leafs visit First Niagara Center.
Phil Kessel and David Clarkson will most likely getting suspended – who knows who else will be getting a ban from playing hockey after last nights fray. [ESPN].
Johan Larsson is getting more than his fair share of dues as he is impressing Buffalo Sabres coaches with his play this pre season. [Buffalo News].
Five questions that remain for the Buffalo Sabres – even now as training camp and the pre season are winding to a close. [Yahoo Sports].
The New York Islanders are trying, but they may never be goombare with the people of Brooklyn. [New York Times].
Former Buffalo Sabres Zach Kassian is facing a discipline hearing himself these days after an arrant high stick that resulted in a broken jaw for Sam Gagner. Kassian faces a five games or more suspension. [NHL].
Ranking the top 50 defenseman in the NHL for this season. [Bleacher Report].
Still reading up on the new Atlantic Division? [Second City Hockey].
It was an ugly day for all Buffalo sports. [SI.com].
Topics: Buffalo Sabres