Daily Links for Wednesday, Oct. 6

Two more days, two more days, two more days...

Today we are t-minus 2 days from Opening Night! And another day means another question for you, folks. Oh also, if you like lists of things and hilarious Photoshop efforts (and if you're using the internet, I assume you do) you'll definitely want to check after the break.

Sabres coaches ponder roster moves - The Buffalo News
Having just completed three exhibition games in four nights and staring at a regular season that begins Friday with the first of six games in nine days, the team avoided the rink and took a day off. The personnel decision-makers didn't have that luxury.

With the preseason finished, the Buffalo Sabres are preparing for the regular season – and inching closer to having a healthy roster.

The "Sophomore Jinx" and Tyler Myers - Shutdown Pair
Or the Sophomore Slump, whatever it's called, every hot rookie is said to have to 'watch out' for it.  But is it real?

Where does Nate Gerbe fit? - Double Edged Sabres
Is the likely spot in the press box where Nathan Gerbe would be best served? Or is that in Portland honing his game and his appetite for NHL success, waiting for the first Sabre regular to fall to injury?

10/3 Recap: Kassian spits out four in OHL return - SabresProspects.com
Zack Kassian made a statement in his return to Windsor Sunday, scoring a goal and adding three assists to lead the Spitfires past Sudbury, 6-3.

Bulletin: Rangers put Kennedy on waivers - Sabres Edge
This just in from New York: According to TSN, the Rangers have put South Buffalo native Tim Kennedy on waivers. You would assume they're hoping he clears so they can send him to Hartford of the AHL. Kennedy had no goals and two assists in four preseason game.

Canucks trade O'Brien, Gendur to Predators for Parent, Anderson - TSN
The Vancouver Canucks have dealt defenceman Shane O'Brien and right winger Dan Gendur to the Nashville Predators in exchange for defenceman Ryan Parent and forward Jonas Anderson.

What an AHL demotion says about the organization - THN
Whatever it says, the Sabres sure say it a lot.


ESPN.com's 2010-11 NHL preview: Our All-Underrated/Overrated Teams - ESPN
Scott Burnside explains why Dallas Stars defenseman Stephane Robidas heads our 2010-11 All-Underrated Team.

Hockey Guy: 10 NHL players seeking bounce-back seasons - STL Today
Blues forward Brad Boyes isn’t the only NHL player looking for a major bounce-back season.

A look at who's on the hot seat in the East - NHL.com
NHL.com looks at 15 players in the Eastern Conference who will be under big pressure to perform in 2010-11.

Puck Daddy’s 'Create a Sports Illustrated Cover’ Contest Gallery 1 - Puck Daddy
These are all so wrong, but so, so right.

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