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Daily Dasherboard September 24, 2013

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The epic game between the Buffalo Sabres and Toronto Maple Leafs is now in the rear view mirror even further, and as the dust settles – suspensions have been levied.  The Buffalo Sabres have to turn

their eyes to the Columbus Blue Jackets on Wednesday and getting their 23 man roster set for the start of the season.  They have just six days to get the roster set.

Still confused by what happened against Toronto? Here is a nice FAQ for you – except it fails to point out that Phil Kessel made the first move on John Scott. [Yahoo Sports].

Here’s another article on the fight that labels Scott as the aggressor in the altercation.  Watch the replays – Kessel makes the first move.  But Ryan Miller keeps it real with an Anchorman reference after the game. [The InQuisitr].

As the Buffalo Sabres turn their sights towards the Columbus Blue Jackets, are the Jackets turning their eyes towards an outdoor game in ’14-’15? [Bleacher Report].

John Scott responds to questions about the pre season brawl with the Toronto Maple Leafs.  [Sabres.com].

Phil Kessel has a phone interview with the department of player safety today for his actions in the brawl.  Kessel wielded his stick against John Scott not once but twice golf swing style, and then speared him after things had settled down some.  [NHL].

You would hope that Kessel gets at least 20-25 games, but not being a repeat offender, Kessel gets a slap on the wrist and the chance to really hurt someone [NBC Sports]..

Did you know that in 2012 an NHL Players poll named Phil Kessel the easiest guy to intimidate in the league?  No wonder he reacted that way to John Scott saying he was going to jump him.

 

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