A rainy Saturday morning in Sabres country as the playoffs drag on and the Sabres fans waiting to see if we are going to get the fifth overall pick from the Islanders, and how the draft will play out. Will one draft be enough? Will free agency open up new doors for the Buffalo Sabres?
Buffalo Sabres Links
Tim Murray wants a quick turnaround and not a long rebuild, but the Buffalo Sabres are three to four years away from playoff contention. [TSN].
Rochester Americans Links
Rochester Americans drop game one of the playoff series to Chicago Wolves. Rochester has not won a playoff game since the 2010 AHL Playoffs. [News 10 Rochester]
Depending on the storylines you want to follow, the first round of the playoffs has been full of highs and lows. [ESPN].
Is it smoke and mirrors or does the NHL really have no interest in expanding into Seattle? Or does Seattle not want the NHL as bad as the NHL want Seattle? [Sonics Rising].
Ah, the aged old apology from the player that no one wants to see back in the league. Matt Cooke is a changed man and didn’t intend to injure Tyson Barrie. [CBS Sports].
Steve Mason shines as Philadelphia Flyers defeat New York Rangers. [Broad Street Buzz].
Semyon Varlamov named Vezina finalist. [Mile High Sticking].
Round 2 should be Anaheim Ducks vs Los Angeles Kings. [Pucks of a Feather].
Stanley Cup Playoff Tracker
Colorado Avalanche (2) vs Minnesota Wild (2)
Chicago Blackhawks (3) vs St. Louis Blues (2)
Anaheim Ducks (3) vs Dallas Stars (2)
San Jose Sharks (3) vs Los Angeles Kings (1)
Boston Bruins (3) vs Detroit Red Wings (1)
Montreal Canadians (4) vs
Tampa Bay Lightning (0)
Pittsburgh Penguins (2) vs Columbus Blue Jackets (2)
New York Rangers (2) vs Philadelpahi Flyers (2)
Who will be the next team to clean out their lockers and look back upon the season? How is your NHL bracket challenge coming? Happy Reading Sabres fans.