What a hell of a weekend for Buffalo Sabres fans. After a whirlwind start to the weekend which saw the return of Pat Lafontaine and Ted Nolan to the
organization – to a home and home series on back to back nights with the Toronto Maple Leafs. Its a slow week of games for the Sabres – so interim head coach Ted Nolan will have plenty more time to make his mark on the team before the team takes to the ice once again. Here are your daily links for the Buffalo Sabres and around the National Hockey League.
Get caught up on last night’s NHL action right here! [TSN]
No one works harder to make stories out of, well, nothing than Bleacher Report. Here’s an early look at where the top ten upcoming free agents could end up next summer. This list will change by December.
Rob Vollman, author of Rob Vollman’s Hockey Abstract, uses statistical analysis to examine the case of St. Louis’ Alexander Steen, who visits Buffalo tomorrow. [b/r]
The NHL has completed nearly 1/4 of its regular season, so what are the storylines of interest so far? Check out the Report Card video to see! [ESPN]
One of the few bright spots for Buffalo Sabres fans this season has been the play of Ryan Miller, who has earned a spot on the USA Olympic Team, according to this piece. [WGR 550]
Finally, here’s a piece that looks at what Sabres’ owner Terry Pegula has done on, and off, the ice. [The Hockey News] It’s a bit of a mixed bag, and is sure to stir up some opinions in you, one way or another.
Hope your Monday is off to a good start!