On the eve of John Scott’s suspension hearing, there is plenty of news on the dirty play of the Buffalo Sabres, and how badly Scott deserves to be
suspended. As the Buffalo Sabres get closer to rock bottom and have a few more pieces to shed before the rebuild can truly begin – where do the Sabres stand throughout the league and in their home town?
Are the Buffalo Sabres truly developing a “goon squad” or is it just unjust criticism of one of the worst teams in the league – where everything bad will be highlighted more than the good? [The New York Times].
The Sabres are taking the long road to rebuilding their hockey club, primarily because they can’t do it through free agency – but its the right road to rebuilding the fragile hockey club. [CBS Sports].
Boston media continues to point fingers at the Buffalo Sabres for the Loui Eriksson hit, but all the finger pointing is at two people, Ron Rolston and Darcy Regier. [The Boston Globe].
Don Cherry sticks up for John Scott – not taking the blame off him, but sticking up for him none the less. [The Montreal Gazette].
The Buffalo Sabres are taking dirty play to a new level? Maybe hockey writers should stick to writing about their team and not someone else. [Star Tribune].
Jaromir Jagr sets the modern NHL record for 119 game winning goals, and is just two behind Godie Howe. [ABC News].
100 days until the Olympics and 100 storylines to follow in the hockey world leading up to Sochi. [ESPN].