Daily Dasherboard October 7, 2013


The Buffalo Sabres have gotten off to the worse start in franchise history since the 1980-1981 season.  How many games will they go

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

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

before they finally get two points in the win column?  At this point – keeping it tied through regulation and getting even a point in the standings would feel like a win for this club.  Getting more than one goal a game would go a long way as well.  In the mean time – here are your daily links from SabreLand – and around the league.

What trends have the best odds of continuing in the National Hockey League [USA Today].

What are the top ten arena’s in the league as far as fan experience go?  Is First Niagara Center a destination for league wide fans if they are planning a road trip to follow their team? [Bleacher Report].

Fans in Detroit say that fighting and its penalties are fine the way they are. [MLive].

Brendan Shanahan might be in agreeance with removing fighting from the game.  He only hit double digit fights in a season twice in his career.  But as the above article mentioned, no one learns anything from a Shan-a-ban.  [Hockey Fights].

Since the current addition of the Buffalo Sabres isn’t giving us anything special on the ice; check out the final roster for the Buffalo Sabres All Star Team.  [Die By The Blade].

Injuries seem to be ruling the day for the Buffalo Sabres.  [ESPN].

 

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