Mar 12, 2014; Denver, CO, USA; A Colorado Avalanche ice girl clears the ice in the second period against the Chicago Blackhawks at the Pepsi Center. Mandatory Credit: Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports

Buffalo Sabres Daily Dasherboard March 15, 2014

Good morning, Buffalo Sabres fans!

I’m coming to you LIVE, from the Holiday Inn Express and Suites by the airport, as we’re in town for the Pepsi Tournament!

It’s the end of the season for my son’s Mite hockey team, and we’re going out in style here in Buffalo with two games scheduled for today and one more tomorrow.  If you are in the mood for some youth hockey, come out to the Holiday Twin Rinks today and check out hockey being played by kids who just love hockey.

Now: the links!

There were some crazy games last night in the NHL, including the Ducks – Avs game in which there were 9 goals scored in the second period.  Get your scores, recaps, and video highlights here.  []

As the clock winds down on the regular season, you can bet your bottom dollar that we will see a healthy number of players being called up to the NHL from the AHL.  Here’s a guide on which players you can expect to see get the call. [Bleacher Report]

Hollywood got the story of the Miracle on Ice, the USA Men’s Hockey team’s amazing win in Lake Placid in 1980, right – can it do the same for the story behind the Soviet Red Army?  [The Hockey News]

The NHL was hoping the shrinking the size of goalie pads would boost scoring this season.  That has not happened, but could this incredibly simple rule change have the desired effect?  [b/r]

And your Buffalo Sabres link of the day: get to know Sabres’ prospect Hudson Fasching, who is having a breakout season.  [WGR 550]

Hope you enjoy the reads, and maybe I’ll see you at the Pepsi Tournament!

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