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Buffalo Sabres Daily Dasherboard April 1, 2014

Happy April Fools Day.  There is a lot that you shouldn’t believe on the internet most days, today it just gets ramped up even more.  Traversing what is real and what is fake on a day like today is like being in a real life hunger games.  So in the words of those in the districts on this crazy day, “May the odds be forever in your favor.”  Hopefully you don’t get overly duped by someone who really takes today seriously.  And remember, any jokes should be in good taste and remember, for most it is all in good fun.

It should come as no surprise that the Buffalo Sabres struggles will continue through the 2014-2015 season, but how much better, or worse can they be next year? [Bleacher Report].

Ted Nolan signs his contract extension finally, and will be around for a reported three years.  [Yahoo Sports/Puck Daddy].

Ted Nolan finally loses his interim tag, and the will stay with the Buffalo Sabres after signing his extension.  If he finishes out the deal it will be his longest NHL coaching stint ever, but is he right for a Buffalo Sabres rebuild and beyond? [WGR550].

At one time he refused to report to the Rochester Americans, Buffalo Sabres first round draft pick Mikhail Grigorenko is eager to help the Amerks push to regain a playoff spot.  [Rochester D&C].

Ville Leino is expected to be back in the Buffalo Sabres lineup – but should the Buffalo Sabres be cautious with Leino – if he is injured they can’t buy him out this summer.  [Buffalo News].

The Rochester Americans are slipping in the wrong direction as they try and maintain a playoff berth appearance  – can they turn it around or will the nine game losing streak get worse? [Sports Media 101].

As the playoffs shape up – the Western Conference seemed like the ones to beat, now the Eastern Conference might be shaping up to be more formidable a foe than expected.  [CBS Sports].


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