Daily Links for Thursday, Oct. 28

A great Halloween costume would be to dress as Cody McCormick and be a top-5 offensive player on your team.

So Halloween is coming up this weekend - anybody planning on dressing up? At least then you'll have a good time no matter which Sabres team shows up.

Sabres lack anger management - The Buffalo News
Ryan Miller wished he would have kept his composure immediately after the goal because maybe the outcome would have been different. Maybe his teammates would have held themselves together rather than become unglued by one bad call in a 60-minute game.

Another test on tap for Pominville - Sabres Edge
Sabres right wing Jason Pominville, who has missed seven games with a concussion, is scheduled to take another neuro-psych test today. He failed a portion of his previous exam, which made him ineligible to play Tuesday against Philadelphia.

Yearbook Photos: A Retrospective - The Willful Caboose
A hilarious look at why the Sabres are so bad based on yearly photos.

Charges dropped; Zack back on track - SabresProspects.com
Criminal assault charges against Sabres forward prospect Zack Kassian stemming from an off-season bar fight have been formally dropped.

Five points to understand the plus-minus stat - THN
The plus-minus stat category can be very misleading to the untrained eye, but holds value if put in the right context.

Five points to understand the plus-minus stat - THN
The plus-minus stat category can be very misleading to the untrained eye, but holds value if put in the right context.

Steve Downie of Lightning tops list of five NHL stealth forces - SI.com
The Stealth List returns, the annual tribute to five people, who, while generally under the radar, make their teams -- or hockey -- better.

Steven Stamkos shot one of game's greatest weapons - NHL.com
It only looks like all of Steven Stamkos' goals comes on a one-timer from left. But if everyone knows it's coming, then why can't anyone stop it?

NHL ratifies new 4-year agreement with officials - ESPN
The new labor agreement between the NHL and the league's officials is in effect.

Thrashers 'not trying to exploit' black players in marketing - Puck Daddy
Pass It To Bulis published a well-received post about the trend of Atlanta signing black players, noting that by having six players hovering near the NHL level, the Thrashers had roughly 20 percent of the active black players in the NHL.

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