Going to take a more broad stance on the Daily Links for the National Hockey League as Buffalo Sabres news will get fewer and farther between now that the team is on hiatus until the draft. Continue to enjoy the collection of stories we bring to you every morning!
Buffalo Sabres Links
Who exactly in the elite trio are the Buffalo Sabres tracking? Sam Reinhart, Sam Bennett, or Aaron Ekblad? Tim Murray likes his chances at getting his guy at number two. [Buffalo News].
Rochester Americans Links
If you have Rochester Americans season tickets, tonight is the last night you can redeem unused season tickets. Playoff tickets also go on sale today for the first round of the Calder Cup playoffs. [Rochester Americans].
Ranking the top stars in the 2014 Playoffs. Maybe someone should rank the top stars not in the 2014 playoffs. [Bleacher Report].
St. Louis Blues outlast the Chicago Blackhawks in a game in which Ryan Miller was a “difference maker”. [CBS Sports].
Still confused over the new playoff rules and brackets – it will likely change again with any expansion, but catch up on the rules . [Bleacher Report].
Is your playoff beard ready? Suspend your subscription to the Dollar Shave Club and time to go grizzly. [Rink Royalty].
It’s not always the stars that get you through to the Stanley Cup. [Blackhawk Up].
Stanley Cup Playoff Tracker
Colorado Avalanche (1) vs Minnesota Wild (0)
St. Louis Blues (1) vs Chicago Blackhawks (0)
Anaheim Ducks (1) vs Dallas Stars (0)
San Jose Sharks (1) vs Los Angeles Kings (0)
Boston Bruins (0) vs Detroit Red Wings (0)
Tampa Bay Lightning (0) vs Montreal Canadiens (1)
Pittsburgh Penguins (1) vs Columbus Blue Jackets (0)
New York Rangers (1) vs Philadelphia Flyers (0)
Playoffs continue tonight with three games on the schedule. Boston and Detroit open up their first round series, while the Ducks and Canadiens look for their second win in the first round against Dallas and Tampa Bay respectively.