Has this week been crazy weird for anyone else or is it just me? Last night felt like a Saturday night and the night before felt like a Friday, basically in my world today is already Sunday- no, just me? I figured. Back to the normal world, happy Saturday and happy game day to all Buffalo Sabres fans.
How did you enjoy the Frozen Frontier last night where the Rochester Americans came out with a dramatic shootout win? It’s always fun when you can bring the great game back to it’s roots and play outside like old times. There are few things more natural than playing hockey on a frozen pond.
Today is an early game for the Buffalo Sabres as they take on the Calgary Flames, so before you get wrapped up in game day things, make sure you get caught up with the latest news from around the NHL!
How good has Zemgus Girgensons been this season? Well apparently he’s been better than most think. Here’s a statistical look at Girgensons game and while I don’t want to spoil the link he’s been one of the Sabres best players. [WGR550]
Looking to see who from the blue and gold will be at the World Junior Championships? Check out this list of players with ties to the Sabres heading overseas for the tournament. Everyone from Mikhail Grigorenko to J.T Compher. Check it out and make sure you check back here on SabreNoise for all your World Junior coverage. [Bleacher Report]
What’s a surefire way to make sure a team is in the most vulnerable spot heading into the Olympics? Have the head coach quit just 2 months away from the tournament and just hours before an exhibition game against your rivals. Seem to good to be true? Well you better believe it, as the Team Canada Womens team has lost their head coach after he suddenly resigned. [Globe and Mail]
Hockey players act all tough on the ice dropping the mitts and laying punishing hits, but off the ice they’re just giant teddy bears. [Buzz Feed]
The Toronto Maple Leafs are certainly struggling as of late and here’s why you shouldn’t be surprised. [Globe and Mail]
With Jimmy Howard out 2-4 weeks due to an MCL injury, not only does Ryan Miller‘s Olympic stock increase, but it could mean Jonas Gustavsson will face off against his former team for the Winter Classic. [M live]
If you were big into the Harry Potter phase then this is the article for you as they match Pittsburgh Penguin players with their Harry Potter matches. [Pens Nation]
Remember to keep it tuned here for all your game day needs regarding the Buffalo Sabres.