Daily Dasherboard November 26, 2013

Another day, another day!  While Buffalo Sabres fans might have still been rejoicing over the fact that Darcy Regier is no longer with

Nov 25, 2013; Tampa, FL, USA; Tampa Bay Lightning right wing Martin St. Louis (26) is honored for his 1,000 career game with general manager Steve Yzerman before the game against the New York Rangers at Tampa Bay Times Forum. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

the team, they still have those awful third jerseys to remind them of an awful era in Buffalo Sabres hockey.  The Buffalo Sabres are off again today with the hopes of being well rested for a Thanksgiving Eve contest with the Montreal Canadiens.

As always – you can hear me live on Montreal Hockey Talk as part of their pregame festivities tomorrow.  Tune in here for the the Bleu, Blanc, Rouge version of tomorrow’s pregame.

Here is everything you need to know about the general manager’s vacancy in Buffalo and what the Sabres new front office man Patrick Lafontaine is doing about it. [Die By The Blade].

Despite an overall negative reaction – the turd burger made its debut.  Is this another sign that the team does’t really listen to its fan base? [CBS Sports].

The week ahead for the Buffalo Sabres.  [The Hockey Writers].

It is the National Hockey League’s turn to be sued by former players over head injuries. [New York Times].

Analyze the lawsuit just a little bit – it is not ten players just suing the National Hockey League – it is ten players trying to get themselves considered a class by the court system – which means those ten players could then sue on behalf of thousands.  [SI.com].

It seems as if some of our newer readers aren’t aware of what a “dasherboard” actually is.  They must have stumbled on a hockey site for the first time in their lives after never watching a game before.

“Dasher boards” refers to the system of walls surrounding ice hockey rinks to keep players and the puck on the ice. The wall system is made up of wood, fiberglass, solid plastic, or wood-backed plastic boards on an aluminum or steel frame with tempered glass or plexiglass (PMMA) panels extending from the top of the boards.

 

 

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  • http://SabreNoise.com/ Richard Spalding

    I must confess to laughing at the last part. Even this poorly-informed hockey writer knows what a dasherboard is!