Daily Dasherboard February 18, 2014

HockeyBracket_StartHappy play in day!  If you favorite country wasn’t one of the top four teams in the Olympic Men’s tournament – then they are playing today to see who plays one of the top teams in the tournament for the right to get into the medal games.

Here are your morning links from around the global and Sabres hockey community.

Have we figured out Tim Murray’s angle yet?  If not – here are some things you can take away from his latest statements.  [Bleacher Report].

Linus Omark is on his way out the door – the team has placed him on unconditional waivers and will likely buyout his contract.  [Off The Record].

Tim Murray is impressed with the Amerks, but would like to see them win a Calder Cup.  [Rochester D&C].

With no local professional hockey – Buffalo Sabres fans are tuning into the Winter Olympics.  [Sports Media 101].

What type of message would keeping Ryan Miller say? [Buffalo News].

Ryan Miller know has tied Jim Craig for second on the all time USA wins list for goalies, and is only one win behind Jack McCartan – the difference between McCartan/Craig and Miller?  A gold medal.  Craig won in 1980 (Lake Placid) and McCartan won gold in the 1960 (Squaw Valley).  [Lansing State Journal].

It’s Jonathan Quick’s tournament to lose at this point, but one appearance and win by Ryan Miller en route to a Gold Medal puts him on the number one spot tied with McCartan – will he add that to his international resume?  Can he add a Stanley Cup anywhere to further pad his career?  Does it help him get into the Hall of Fame?

Tags: Buffalo Sabres Linus Omark Olympics Ryan Miller Tim Murray

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