Happy Friday everyone! And an especailly happy one to you if you're living in Buffalo and are going to Brewfest tonight down at the HSBC Arena. If you're feeling adventurous, look for the guy in the Kaleta Collision t-shirt and say hey! And then stumble into the parking lot and listen to Herbie Hancock play on the waterfront. Or just sit at home and read some links. Your choice.
Sabres seek repeat performance atop Northeast - NHL.com
DBTB user lassathrax shared this with us yesterday, but it came out too late to make yesterday's links, so here it is.
A new twist in NHL's arbitration plot - The Globe and Mail
Go ahead, Mr. Arbitrator, give him all the money he wants, he's outta here. Talk of Clarke MacArthur and quotes from Darcy Regier on Tim Kennedy included.
S. Buffalo supports Ex-Sabre Kennedy - Business First of Buffalo
Potter's Field pub will hold a "Protest Party" for Tim Kennedy
A brief history: Buffalo Sabres - NHL.com
A brief look at the history of the Buffalo Sabres, in case you are unaware of it.
Agent: Nothing yet on Price talks, Habs not targeting Niemi - TSN
The Montreal Canadiens' contract negotiations with goaltender Carey Price are going at a slower pace, but that does not mean the club is looking at other options.
Veterans iced out as cap, cash concerns chill free agent market - USATODAY.com
Free agents Kim Johnsson, Willie Mitchell and Mike Mottau were all 20-minute NHL defensemen last season, and none has a new contract for next season. Paul Kariya also hasn't found work, nor have Bill Guerin and Lee Stempniak. What's up?
How reality TV would help women's hockey - THN
Because the women's game doesn't get the credit it deserves, Adam Proteau has an idea to give the women more exposure.
Salo injured when NHL 95 vs. NHL 94 video game fight gets out of hand - Intent to Blow
Oft-injured Vancouver Canucks defenseman Sami Salo will be out indefinitely after tearing in his Achille's tendon following an argument with the Sedin twins about which NHL game was better. (Note: this is not a serious article, in case you couldn't tell)