Good morning readers, it is supposed to be spring, yet the cold temperatures and snow continue. Makes you want to hold onto hockey season a little bit longer, well maybe not this Buffalo Sabres hockey season. Here is your morning set of links for your daily coffee reading.
Kassian > Hodgson
— Michael Straw Jr. (@TheMikeStraw) March 24, 2014
Not sure that was the best tweet of the night, or his 100% accurate, but I would agree with that statement last night. Helps that Kassian is playing on a team with talent, and that are still playing for their post season lives.
Nathan Lieuwen definitely would like to have his National Hockey League homecoming of sorts go differently and would like last nights 60 minutes back. Not that he got a whole hell of a lot of support outside of the first four minutes of the game. [Vancouver Sun].
ICYMI: I know it was another later game (I hate them too) – but the Buffalo Sabres did have a lead last night. [Buffalo News].
With the playoffs right around the corner – what are the first round matchups you are hoping to see? [Bleacher Report].
Not only are the St. Louis Blues good at hockey, but they are efficient spenders as well. [Washington Post].
Has this been the worst NHL season every for teams in Canada? [Yahoo Sports].
What are the biggest surprises of the 2013-2014 season so far? [Bleacher Report].
The Buffalo Sabres have tonight off before coming back East to finish their road trip, with stops in Montreal on Tuesday, and then Nashville on Thursday.