Rain, rain, rain delay. There are some days when I am so glad that the NHL is played, well – mostly indoors. Hope you are staying dry this wet, wet, week. The thoughts of the team here at SabreNoise are definitely with those people affected by the adverse weather down south. Now, on to hockey news.
Buffalo Sabres Links
Glass half empty, glass half full. While this horribly bad season was one for the record books, some glimmer of hope can come for fans of the Buffalo Sabres. [Die By The Blade].
Rochester Americans Links
If you can’t wait until October to watch hockey again that has a local connection, the Rochester Americans games in Chicago will be broadcast on Time Warner Cable. [Rochester D&C].
The St. Louis Blues goaltending debate is going to be the hot topic of the off season. [Guardian Liberty Voice].
Can the Philadelphia Flyers continue the formula that allowed them to dominate the New York Rangers in Game six? [Bleacher Report].
Value signings in the 201 free agent class can be found - if you don’t want to overpay. [Bleacher Report].
Colorado and Minnesota prepare for game 7. [Mile High Sticking].
Thomas Vanek may want to play in Minnesota (his “home” state), but do the Wild still have interest in him? [Gone Puck Wild].
Montreal and Boston are set to get underway on Thursday. [A Winning Habit].
How does Aleksander Barkov compare to his draft classmates. [The Rat Trick].
Blackhawks fans should be rooting for the Minnesota Wild as an opponent in round 2. [Blackhawk Up].
Stanley Cup Playoff Tracker
Colorado Avalanche (3) vs Minnesota Wild (3)
Chicago Blackhawks (4) vs
St. Louis Blues (2)
Anaheim Ducks (4) vs
Dallas Stars (2)
San Jose Sharks (3) vs Los Angeles Kings (3)
Boston Bruins (4) vs
Detroit Red Wings (1)
Montreal Canadiens (4) vs
Tampa Bay Lightning (0)
Pittsburgh Penguins (4) vs
Columbus Blue Jackets (2)
New York Rangers (3) vs Philadelphia Flyers (3)