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Buffalo Sabres Daily Dashboard December 21


Happy Saturday and happy game day to all the Buffalo Sabres fans that are reading this. I won’t be able to catch tonight’s affair

against the Boston Bruins as I’ll be hitting up a “ugly sweater” Christmas party- weather permitting. What’s my sweater you may be asking yourselves? Well nothing more ugly than a Toronto Maple Leafs jersey right? That’s what I thought!

But enough about me, time to take a stroll around the rest of the NHL. Grab your coffee and let’s get moving.

Have you ever come down with Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever? No, I have not had too much eggnog, it is a real disease which Shane Doan contracted. Imagine using that as your excuse to stay home, no one would believe you. [Puck Daddy]

If you happened to catch Brian Burke’s press conference follow the firing of Jay Feaster you may have noticed his hair was a little odd. His hair was a mess, and quite a bit longer than the last time Burke had surfaced. TSN even talked about his new hair and according to Burke, that hair isn’t going anywhere. [Calgary Herald]

Buffalo Sabres enforcer John Scott has a message he wants to send but in order to so he will need to get back into the line-up. Scott wants to score a couple of goals to prove to certain people that he belongs in the league. [NY Hockey Journal]

Most young prospects have to make the decision between playing college hockey or playing in major junior (OHL, CHL, QMJHL) at the tender age of 14. That’s a pretty big choice for a young hockey player who is still dreaming of the NHL. [New York Times]

It would appear that Semyon Varlamov is in the clear after the prosecutors have dropped the assault charges against the netminder. [Bleacher Report]

Imagine the excitement of posting a shutout, but the defeat of losing the game. That was the reality for Rochester Americans goaltender Nathan Lieuwen on Friday after he posted his first shutout of the season. The Amerks went on to lose the game in the good ole fashioned shootout. [Democrat and Chronicle]

Have you ever wondered why ESPN won’t talk about hockey? This article breaks it down into two main arguments. [Hooked On Hockey]

Thanks for reading and be sure to check back into SabreNoise throughout the day for all your Buffalo Sabres news!

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  • Dano

    Pair of puck bunnies once again!

    Ive heard of a few rare/weird types of sickness, but Rocky Mountain Spotted.. THATS a new one for me.