Daily Links for Sunday, October 9

I would not mind if the Sabres saluted the fans in Buffalo like this every night.

The Sabres are still undefeated at 2-0-0 after beating the Kings last night and will definitely remain that way forever and always. After the break, plenty to read about Winnipeg's return to the NHL and the Avs retire Peter Forsberg's number.

Sabres 4, Kings 2 - Buffalo Sabres
The Buffalo Sabres were in no hurry to leave Europe after sweeping their first two games.

Sabres feel the love in the Fatherland - The Buffalo News
The Buffalo Sabres were across the world, but it sure didn't seem like it. The Germans made them feel right at home.

Humble beginnings frame Pegula's path - The Buffalo News
Bucky Gleason writes a Terry Pegula history lesson.

Good Luck Charms - Top Shelf
Heather has found the reason why certain players have a magical scoring touch to start the season.

Amerks fall in opener - SabresProspects.com
Newly signed Jonathan Parker scarfed up a rebound for his first professional goal, but the highlights were few as Rochester opened the 2011-12 campaign with a 5-2 loss at Hamilton.

Around The NHL:

As Jets fly again, the dream returns to Winnipeg - Yahoo! Sports
Tears of pain will turn to tears of joy when Winnipeg hosts its first NHL game in 15 years.

Jets ready for official re-introduction to NHL - ESPN
Anticipation? The city is fairly crackling with it.

Welcome back, Winnipeg; here’s your Justin Timberlake parody - Puck Daddy
The Hockey Gods have smiled upon the good fans Winnipeg with the return of the Jets on Sunday, and HockeyGods.com will have you grinning (maybe) with this Justin Timberlake-inspired parody in honor of that return: "We Got The Jets Back." (NSFW warning for some skin-tight outfits.)

Avs send Forsberg's No. 21 to the rafters - NHL.com
On Saturday night, the Avalanche retired Peter Forsberg's No. 21 jersey at the sold-out Pepsi Center before its season opener against Detroit.

Katie Baker debuts her weekly NHL column for the 2011 season - Grantland
A Grantland-style season preview from Bakes.

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