Good morning. In a story probably bigger than the game tonight – the Buffalo Sabres are set to faceoff against the St. Louis Blues, and Ryan Miller will not be in net for either team. Here are your daily links for the Buffalo Sabres, Rochester Americans, and the National Hockey League from around the internet.
Buffalo Sabres Links
Ryan Miller is looking forward to seeing some of the guys on the Buffalo Sabres, but is relieved that he won’t be playing against them, as the Blues and Sabres are set to faceoff for the first time since the Lansing, Michigan native was traded from Buffalo to St. Louis. [NHL].
Most people look forward to their senior year of college. For Jake McCabe, a chance to turn pro is more important. Foregoing his final year at Wisconsin to play for the Buffalo Sabres. [Bucky's 5th Quarter].
Nathan Lieuwen finds hope in a dismal season in which he gets his first win as a Buffalo Sabres goalie; and his first in the National Hockey League. [Sports Media 101].
One key number tells you that this is the worst Buffalo Sabres season in the history of the franchise. [Business First].
Rochester Americans Links
The Rochester Americans break the slump and blow out Syracuse Crunch 5-2. Will it be enough to spark a late season run to get the Amerks back into the playoff picture? [Syracuse.com].
Seattle Investors want the NBA, not the NHL – despite the NHL being their best candidate. [ESPN].
The NHL reduced the size of the goaltender pads this year, but how has it really affected scoring? Scoring is up just .04 ticks from last year – so was the pad reduction worth it? [CBS Sports].
Does your favorite team have a players talisman to foster a sense of fun and pride in the locker room for post game celebrations? [The New York Times].
Some NHL fans just want to watch the world burn. [Puck Daddy].