Oct 27, 2013; Columbus, OH, USA; Columbus Blue Jackets ice girls clean the ice during the second period against the Anaheim Ducks at Nationwide Arena. Anaheim beat Columbus 4-3. Mandatory Credit: Russell LaBounty-USA TODAY Sports

Buffalo Sabres Daily Dashboard December 28, 2013

As you wake up this Saturday morning and rush to check the highlights from last night’s Buffalo Sabres game, don’t worry. You were not dreaming, John Scott actually scored his first goal in a Buffalo Sabres uniform last night.

Let this sink in for a minute. John Scott now has more goals than Ville Leino this season.

Paging Mr. Leino, you may want to score sometime soon. Anyways 2013 is quickly coming to a close and I am still on Christmas vacation in the music city. Tonight I’ll be hitting up a Nashville Predators game. I’ve taken a quick break from the festivities to write up your Daily Dashboard this fine Saturday morning. Enjoy!

It appears that upcoming free agent Matt Moulson may not be hopping on the first flight out of Buffalo once the season is finished and he is able to go where he pleases. According to Moulson himself, he has enjoyed his time with the Buffalo Sabres and would seriously consider re-signing with the Sabres. Well this could certainly be good news. [Pro Hockey Talk]

Everyone knows that former NHL goaltender and current Colorado Avalanche head coach, Patrick Roy is an emotional guy to say the least. Apparently his son- a Buffalo Sabres prospect- has the same temper or emotion that his father has. Watch Frederick Roy’s epic meltdown at the Spengler Cup. [Puck Daddy]

The Buffalo Sabres score on just 3.64% of their shots directed at an opponents net. Their shots are blocked 26.39% of the time which ranks them third in the NHL for blocked shots. Basically the Sabres don’t score often because they don’t shoot a lot, or at least they don’t take quality shots. Anyways, here’s a breakdown of NHL shooting. [Jackets Cannon]

Want to chat with the man responsible for bringing the NHL back to it’s root’s outdoors? Well now you can, sort of. The man responsible for the Outdoor games opened up about the games and the strategy behind them. [Time]

The Pittsburgh Penguins can’t seem to catch a break with injuries, between Sidney Crosby, James Neal and Evgeni Malkin the Pens have had their fair share of injuries over the last few season’s. Now Crosby’s linemate, Pascal Dupuis is done for the year after ACL surgery. [USA Today]



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