While he has had control of the team for a couple of days now - the second Ted Nolan era of the Buffalo Sabres is officially ushered in today – as we make it to the first game day since the firing of Darcy Regier and Ron Rolston. Here are your game day links and notes from around Sabre Nation and the National Hockey League.
So who has the best odds of being the Buffalo Sabres next general manager as the front office is being overrun by a decent run of nostalgia? [Puck Daddy].
There are many predicting that tonight’s game will be an old fashioned slug fest as the Buffalo Sabres really have nothing to lose – and the Toronto Maple Leafs weren’t too pleased at how the pre season went down. Will John Scott face some old fashion justice or will this be just another game between the Buffalo Sabres and Toronto Maple Leafs? [FanSided].
Have the Buffalo Sabres reached a turning point – or are we just coming up to the bend in the road? [ESPN].
Is Neil Smith on the Pat Lafontaine short list of general manager candidates? [NY Daily News].
The Buffalo Sabres now have long term hope, instead of just running the race in the hamster wheel. [ESPN].
You don’t normally catch the term NHL on CNN – but you do when two men are indicted on charges of scamming NHL players on financial matters. [CNN].