Good morning! The Buffalo Sabres picked up their twenty-first win of the season last night, needing an extended shootout to defeat the New Jersey Devils. Hopefully you survived April Fool’s Day without too many practical jokes. If you think the Buffalo Sabres pulled one over on you last night, no – Ville Leino did score a goal that counted on the scoresheet, but not for his individual stats.
Buffalo Sabres Links
With Justin Kea under contract and likely heading to the Rochester Americans, the Buffalo Sabres are working on signing Jake McCabe, who could finish the season in Buffalo. [Die By The Blade].
Last nights victory by the Buffalo Sabres - the first since going 0-11-1 leaves the New Jersey Devils questioning some of their own. [NJ.com].
I don’t normally score in a Buffalo Sabres uniform, but when I do, its a game clinching shootout attempt in the ninth round. Way to show up Ville Leino. [Sports Media 101].
Rochester Americans Links
The top ten things to watch as the AHL action heats up ahead of the Calder Trophy Finals. [AHL.com].
The Rochester Americans have struggled as of late, need help from other teams, and need to win as many as seven of their nine remaining games to make the playoffs. The Amerks have made the playoffs the last two seasons, but were swept by the Toronto Marlies both times. [Rochester D&C].
The end is near, for whom the bell tolls, all apocalyptical sayings that could be harkening in the end of the coaching career for John Tortorella? [Yahoo Sports].
The Tampa Bay Lightning want Ryan Callahan to stay, but does Callahan want to remain in Florida or test free agency? [CBS Sports].
Everyone loves a good mystery every now and then, but when it comes to the Stanley Cup – well having that go missing is a startling revelation. [NBC Chicago].