The Buffalo Sabres won their first (preseason) game of the year last night and are now 1-0 on the (pre)season. Plenty to talk about from that game, while after the break we've got NHL rule changes and the debut of the new shallower nets.
THE AFTERMATH: SABRES 3, 'CANES 1 - Sabres.com
Nathan Gerbe scored 4:09 into the third period to break a tie, and the Buffalo Sabres beat the Carolina Hurricanes 3-1 in the preseason opener for both teams.
In Game Report - WGR 550
Some in-game analysis from Paul Hamilton.
Sabres' Enroth gets taste of backup role - The Buffalo News
For the first time in Enroth's life, he's definitely a backup goaltender. Any little chance to work him into that role will be taken.
Darcy Heaven - Buffalo Wins
Joe has a newfound fondness for GM Darcy Regier.
SABRES EXTEND BROADCAST AGREEMENT WITH ENTERCOM - Buffalo Sabres
The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team has agreed to a multi-year extension of a broadcast agreement with Entercom, LLC.
Teams, players receive rule changes video explanation - NHL.com
NHL VP Brendan Shanahan and NHLPA Advisor Mathieu Schneider created a video for teams and players to show them what types of hits are legal.
NHL debuts new nets in Toronto Maple Leafs-Ottawa Senators game - ESPN
The NHL is already making tweaks at the start of preseason play.
No fatties: Dustins Byfuglien, Penner report to camp in shape - Puck Daddy
This gets linked for the headline alone.
Q&A with Senators GM - Ottawa Sun
'I think we'll be a team that pushes for a playoff spot' Mm hmm.
FTF Interviews Sharks General Manager Doug Wilson: Part One - Fear The Fin
Fear The Fin sits down with Sharks General Manager Doug Wilson to discuss the upcoming season, his management philosophy, and other areas of importance as a GM. This is the first part of a 3 part interview.