The Buffalo Sabres have three games left on the schedule before the Olympic break, the first two will be at home, and the third game will be hosted by division rivals the Ottawa Senators. The Sabres need this Olympic break, not because they deserve it, but it gives Tim Murray time to really assess the team that he has recently taken over.
Happy Monday, enjoy the links!
Here is a quick update on everything Sabres from Bill Hoppe of the Olean Times Herald – the article also goes in-depth about Linus Omark facing his old team tonight, which would be just after he ridicules Omark for his play in Buffalo. [Olean Times Herald]
The Edmonton Oilers have been down right terrible the last few years, and they know it. This season though it has been slightly different for the Oilers, a new team has joined them at the bottom. I suppose that makes tonight’s game the toilet bowl of the NHL! [Edmonton Journal]
Were you wrapped up in all the hype of the Super Bowl yesterday? Then you missed the fact that there were two NHL games on the schedule. Here is yesterday’s three stars of the day. [Puck Daddy]
NHL.com’s Sunday Long Read features coach Ken Hitchcock this week – an article that goes into detail about how Hitchcock views the NHL and the game of hockey. [NHL.com]
Here is a final tally of which teams in the NHL are sending the most players to the Olympics – obviously the Sabres will not be on this list. [The Hockey News]
How about a quick poll, do you think the NHL should schedule more games on Super Bowl Sunday? Vote Here! [Too Many Men On The Site]