Daily Links for Saturday, June 25

So SBNation thinks Joel Armia was drafted by Atlanta. Um, what?

Holy schnikies, there's a ton of stuff to talk about today. Check all the draft and trade articles after the break.

Sabres select Joel Armia at #16 - SabresProspects.com
The Buffalo Sabres have selected Assat RW Joel Armia with the 16th pick of the 2011 NHL draft. A pure scorer, the 6'3, 191-pound Armia scored 18 goals and 29 points as a 17-year old this past season with Assat of the Finnish Elite League.

Sabres select Finnish forward Armia with first pick - The Buffalo News
English is definitely the second language for Joel Armia, but the Finnish right winger had no problem saying what he likes to do.

Regehr waives his no-move clause, is coming to Buffalo - Sabres Edge
Robyn Regehr has thought it over, and hes coming to Buffalo. 

HAMILTON: What A Strange Trade - WGR 550
It's been a very interesting and strange two days tracking the Robyn Regehr trade. As you all know by now Regehr's agent J.P. Barry has confirmed that his client is now a Buffalo Sabre. 

The Willful Caboose Interviews Ted Black - The Willful Caboose
Kate grabs an exclusive email interview with Sabres president Ted Black.

Buffalo Sabres: Where Are They Now? - Dear God Why Us Sports
A funny take on what former Sabres players are up to.

NHL Draft News:

NHL Entry Draft Results - NHL.com
View year-by-year sortable results from the entire history of the NHL Entry Draft.

Nugent-Hopkins goes first, Jets take Scheifele in NHL Draft - TSN
A recap of the first round.

No big surprises in NHL Draft’s top 5 selections - Puck Daddy
The first five picks in the first round of the 2011 NHL Draft went as many prognosticators had believed with Ryan Nugent-Hopkins going No. 1 overall to the Edmonton Oilers.

 

Around the NHL:

More Day 1 notes: Hawks avoiding cap woes with trades; fitting tributes by NHL - ESPN
Ryan Nugent-Hopkins was overshadowed by all the big-name trades.

Sharks deal Setoguchi to Wild for Burns, picks - NHL.com
One day after signing forward Devin Setoguchi to a three-year contract, the San Jose Sharks traded him to the Minnesota Wild.

Campbell agrees to Florida deal - NHL.com
Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Brian Campbell has agreed to waive his no-trade clause in order to join the Panthers.

Avalanche deal John-Michael Liles to Maple Leafs - NHL.com
Defenseman John-Michael Liles was traded by the Colorado Avalanche on Friday to the Toronto Maple Leafs.

Caps acquire Brouwer from Hawks - NHL.com
Looking for more sandpaper in their lineup, the Washington Capitals acquired forward Troy Brouwer from the Chicago Blackhawks in exchange for a first-round pick.

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