Like a zombie from the grave or Bender Bending Rodriguez, I'm back, baby. My computer lost a one-sided battle with a glass of water a few weeks ago, but now I'm running a dream machine cobbled together from 8-year old parts just to bring you some daily link goodness. We'll kick things off today with a load of draft preview material, both from the team website, other team's blogs, and the excellent Kris Baker from Sabres Prospects.
2011 NHL Entry Draft Central - Buffalo Sabres
The Buffalo Sabres official site for the 2011 NHL Entry draft has a bunch of links and mock picks for your viewing pleasure.
Buffalo Sabres 2011 Draft Preview - SabresProspects.com
As usual, Kris delivers the goods in this massive draft preview. This bad boy will take you more than an hour to read, so be warned.
With the 16th pick in the 2011 LHH mock draft, the Buffalo Sabres proudly select… - Lighthouse Hockey
Even some of the other blogs on SBN are getting into the Sabres mock drafts. Check out the mock at Hockey Wilderness for another perspective.
Backchecking: Dave Dryden - THN
The former Sabre and only man to face off against his goalie brother was also one heckuva keeper and an innovator who changed the game.
Note: This opening paragraph assumes anyone even notices I was gone. Regardless of whether you did or not, it's good to be back.
Bruins chase Luongo, force Game 7 with 5-2 win - NHL.com
The Boston Bruins took advantage of a first-period explosion, chasing goalie Roberto Luongo and posting four goals in what eventually turned into a 5-2 Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Final rout of the Vancouver Canucks Monday night. The series now shifts to Vancouver for a decisive Game 7.
Luongo glad to be going home for Game 7 - NHL.com
No Vancouver Canuck is happier that Game 7 is back at Rogers Arena than goaltender Roberto Luongo, who's been terrific at home.
These finals don't have intestinal fortitude of series past - ESPN
If the home team goes 7-0 in these Stanley Cup finals, we don't believe the winning squad will have the intestinal fortitude of champions past.
Dallas Stars Set To Name Glen Gulutzan Head Coach - SBNation.com
The Dallas Stars will reportedly announce that they've tabbed Glen Gulutzan as their next head coach.
Video: Shanahan, Schneider talk NHL headshot rule changes - Puck Daddy
After the NHL Competition Committee met before Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Final on Monday, new NHL discipline czar Brendan Shanahan and the NHLPA's Mathieu Schneider discussed the changes to Rule 48, charging and boarding penalties.