On the last day of February, Darcy gave to me - a trade for Brad Boyes! That's right, the Sabres GM acquired Blues center/right winger Brad Boyes for a second round pick. Read more below, and after the break.
Sabres acquire Boyes from St. Louis; Regier hoping for offense - Sabres Edge
Brad Boyes has the talent. It’s not luck when a player scores 76 goals in two seasons. The forward just has to rediscover how to use it that often.
Brad Boyes Traded To Buffalo For 2nd Round Pick - St. Louis Game Time
Brad Boyes Traded To Buffalo For 2nd Round Pick: shoot from the hip analysis.
Brad Boyes traded to Buffalo; Blues fans get cap, headache relief - Puck Daddy
Some good info here from SB Nation blog St. Louis Game Time.
SABRES TRADE FOR BOYES ON DEADLINE - THE BEST OF NICK MENDOLA . . .LIVE
I’ve been far from a fan of Darcy Regier as Sabres general manager in the past few seasons, but rest assured that his acquisition of Blues forward Brad Boyes is solid first step for the embattled GM.
Vulgar Statistics Special: Brad Boyes And His $4.0M - Black & Blue & Gold
Some people are ecstatic, calling him a legitimate upgrade to the top 6, and some people are calling him another Tim Connolly, lazy, and soft.
More Boyes Links:
Some Quick Hits Re: Brad Boyes - KuklasKorner
Will Brad Boyes play center in Buffalo?
Sabres trade for Brad Boyes - Buffalo Wins
A short post summarizing the Boyes trade.
Happy NHL Trade Deadline Day - COLEMANWORKS
Deadline deal thoughts and a funny picture.