Oct 5, 2013; Toronto, Ontario, CAN; Ottawa Senators right wing Bobby Ryan (6) tumbles over the net landing on Toronto Maple Leafs goalie Jonathan Bernier (45) at the Air Canada Centre. The Maple Leafs beat teh Senators 5-4 in the shootout. Mandatory Credit: Tom Szczerbowski-USA TODAY Sports

Daily Dasherboard October 6, 2013


Hey!  Buffalo Sabres fans!

Crawl out from underneath your covers, or the rock you pulled over yourselves last night, or from wherever you are hiding right now.  Last night’s game may have been a pretty bad showing by the boys in blue and gold, but life goes on.   Who knows?  There could be a first-place pick in the Sabres’ not-so-distant future, so we’ve got that working for us!

Ease your pain – enjoy some NHL-related links!

As always, I send you here to get your scores and game recaps of last night’s action!  [TSN]

Who were the 3 stars around the NHL last night?  [Puck Daddy]

The NHL wants to increase scoring, eh?  Well, did they talk to any of the players about how to actually do that?  Check out this video for some players’ input on how to ratchet up the tallies. [Sports Illustrated]

Ryan Miller is one of the goalies trying out for a spot on the Team USA roster.  Has he made a good enough impression with coach Dan Blysma?  Read here to find out!  [Sporting News]

There’s a lot of Sabres fans who are wishing the team could go out and grab a few, instant-impact type players.  Well not so fast!  Here’s a list of 10 untouchable young prospects in the NHL today. [Bleacher Report]

Speaking of rankings – wondering which NHL arenas have the best atmosphere?  Well, wonder no more!  [b/r]

Finally, here’s an interesting look at what would constitute a successful year in Buffalo this season.  [Hockey Buzz]  It’s an interesting perspective, but at the same time, isn’t it kind of sad that we’re already resigned to the fact that this team will not make the playoffs this year?

Buck up, folks, and enjoy your Sunday!

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