Counting down the days to Christmas, just eight more to go. The Buffalo Sabres
host the Winnipeg Jets tonight at the First Niagara Center and they are still hoping that Santa Clause comes early with a Christmas miracle that brings in some offense to the struggling Buffalo Sabres.
Here are your morning links for the Sabres and the rest of the National Hockey League.
The Buffalo Sabres have lost forward Cody McCormick for the next four to six weeks due to an upper body injury. [Fox News].
Wins are not coming any easier for Ted Nolan than the man he replaced, but he is seeing progress. [ProHockeyTalk].
Buffalo now has to contend with the Calgary Flames in the search for a general manager, who is more likely to land Neil Smith? [Daily News].
Sabres taking a slight hit at the gate. Slight – have you seen the number of blue empty seats at the First Niagara Center. The Sabres gate is taking a bigger hit than Ville Leino’s ego when benched. [Sports Media 101].
It’s the most wonderful time, of the year. No, I am not talking about Christmas, I am talking about the World Juniors, and Buffalo has a handful of prospects in the tournament to watch. [Bleacher Report].