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Buffalo Sabres Daily Dasherboard March 18, 2014

This past weekend was full of Buffalo Sabres hockey – but I have to tell you the most enjoyable part of the weekend was getting up extra early on my only day off this past Saturday.  I have long struggled to understand how enjoyable watching little kids skate and chase a puck up and down an ice surface that early in the morning.

Well after doing it – I give a ton of credit to the parents of hockey playing youth players – and although the youth hockey season is just about wrapping up across Western New York – I highly recommend you get out there and watch a youth hockey game in your area.  It is high time communities got out there and supported youth hockey teams – those kids deserve more than just mom and dad sitting in the stands cheering them on.

The Buffalo Sabres are as of the end of Sunday’s game against Thomas Vanek and the Montreal Canadiens – eliminated from any possible scenario in which they could make the playoffs this year.  They are the first team to be mathematically eliminated from the playoffs.  [Yahoo Sports].

Injuries are wearing the Buffalo Sabres roster thin this time of the year, the Sabres are taking their second string, third string, and fourth string goalies on the Western Conference road trip.  [SI.com].

Jhonas Enroth won’t make the trip with the Buffalo Sabres, nor will Zemgus Girgensons.  Tyler Myers might join the team partially through the trip.  [Examiner.com].

Thomas Vanek reveals that he knew over the summer the Buffalo Sabres didn’t have a clue as to what the direction or plan was.  [WGR550].

ICYMI: Jaromir Jagr does have a sense of humor – photobombs fan selfie.  [CBS Sports].

The Rochester Americans are feeling the pinch of the often injured Buffalo Sabres.  [WHAM13].

United States Sled hockey team wins gold by shutting out team Russia at the 2014 Paralympic Games in Sochi.  [NBC Sports].

Enjoy your morning reading!

 

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