Morning, Buffalo Sabres fans – welcome to the work week!
I know, I know: don’t remind you. It’s tough, I know, and the gray weather isn’t helping one little bit. But spring is on its way – seriously! – so power through days like today and get ready to break out the short-sleeves and shorts!
Or at the very least, get ready to leave that coat home, for those of you who hate how pale your arms and legs currently look!
Enough nonsense: here come the links!
Playoff races are getting heated! Get the scores, recaps and video highlights of all six games in the NHL yesterday to see how the playoffs were impacted. [NHL.com]
News has broken that (not surprisingly) that Ted Nolan signed a three-year contract extension and will now be the official head coach for Buffalo. [TSN]
Said news prompted this writer to argue that the Sabres are on the right track by putting Nolan in charge of the rebuild. [The Hockey News] What’s with all of the love being thrown Buffalo’s way? Not used to that!
It’s not all good news and awesome vibes, though, as Buffalo is set to become the NHL’s lowest -scoring team since 1936. [Bleacher Report] lech.
Before the season started, SI.com identified 19 players who had something to prove this season. Hey – the season is almost over! Was it mission accomplished, or epic fail? [SI.com]
And finally, read why Mikhail Grigorenko’s assignment to the Rochester Americans will give him a better chance to succeed than the last team he was down there. [Die By The Blade]