Daily Links for Saturday, Jan. 29

For the rest of his life, Eric Staal will have an interesting fantasy sports story to tell.

Plenty of links about the All-Star Fantasy Draft for you after the break, in case you missed it. I personally thought it was entertaining, but could have done without all the between-picks interviews and analysis. What was your reaction?

Pegula to outline plan to buy Sabres -The Buffalo News
Billionaire businessman Terry Pegula on today is expected to take a major step toward buying the Buffalo Sabres when he meets with the NHL executive committee during All-Star Weekend. He will outline his plans to purchase the franchise for $175 million.

Sabres' Gerbe tuning up his game - The Buffalo News
Gerbe's never looked more at ease on the ice, at least not at this level.

Ennis To Suit Up For Team Staal - WGR 550
The NHL All-Star Player Fantasy Draft concluded Friday night when both Team Staal and Team Lidstrom finalized their rosters for the weekend festivities.

Ask Adam: What does Drury have left? - THN
This article is here solely for my cousin, who wants to bring Drury back to Buffalo at all costs.

2011 NHL Fantasy Player Draft Results - NHL All-Star Player Fantasy Draft
Pick-by-pick results of last night's fantasy draft.

Buddy system rules all-star draft - The Globe and Mail
Eric Staal makes no hesitation in selecting his Carolina teammate as top pick in Friday’s NHL all-star draft selection

Team Lidstrom lines up as favorite after successful fantasy draft - THN
Cam Ward was first and Phil Kessel was last at the all-star fantasy draft, but how do the two teams look on paper?

Leafs' Kessel picked last, will donate money to cancer charity - TSN
Phil Kessel had no problem with being the last man standing at the end of the NHL's all-star draft.

Bourne Blog: The All-Star Break, from the players' perspective - Puck Daddy
The All-Star break happens at nearly every level, and provides players with an unusual window of days where they're not expected to break a sweat or travel, let alone get out of bed.

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