Is there an extra spring in your step this morning? Well, there should be because the Buffalo Sabres clinched the Northeast Division title last night with a very strong game against the fighting-for-their-lives New York Rangers. Only three games to go for the boys in
blue navy before we hit the real season.
Sabres clutch in the clinch - The Buffalo News
There's a gaping hole in the rafters of HSBC Arena, right above Section 313. It's going to get smaller.
Rangers Recap: Loss to Sabres Puts Rangers in Must Win Position against Leafs - Blueshirt Banter
A recap from our friends at Blueshirt Banter.
No giddiness for Sabres or the fans - The Buffalo News
Buffalo was all business after clinching the Northeast title.
The Road To the 2nd Seed - Bangin Panger
Who's got the inside track on the 2 seed?
Second-half standings reveal who's hot, who's not heading into playoffs - ESPN
Second half standings often indicate a team ready to make a solid playoff run, so who's hot heading into the postseason?
Top Goalies Down The Stretch - Kuklas Korner
Who are the top goalies since the Olympic Break? Not any of the usual suspects, that's for sure.
Martin Brodeur Wins 600th Game, Earns 110th Shutout as New Jersey Devils Beat Atlanta Thrashers 3-0 - In Lou We Trust
Tonight, the New Jersey Devils defeated the Atlanta Thrashers 3-0. This recap points out how the Thrashers took the third period off, who on New Jersey played well, and praises Martin Brodeur for his 600th win and 110th shutout.
With no comment to media, what's eating Jamie Langenbrunner? - Puck Daddy
There was some chatter about this article in the game thread yesterday; Captain Jamie Langenbrunner was benched this week and stirred up controversy by not speaking to the media.
Thus ends the Tomas Kaberle Era for the Maple Leafs? - Puck Daddy
Tomas Kaberle's no-trade clause finally runs out at the end of the season, at which point Brian Burke has 2 months to trade him.
Various Bugs Found On Popular Hockey Sites - Blades Of Funny
A pretty amusing, sarcastic article about "bugs" in the code for various hockey websites.