Derek Whitmore fans now have four fewer chances to see their hero in action.
Here's your daily discussion thread chock full o'and NHL news, collected from around the internet for your viewing pleasure.
- The Sabres will have four of their preseason games that fall before September 30 wiped out. [Sabres.com]
- With the lockout underway, Darcy Regier's focus is turning to Rochester. [The Buffalo News]
- When will the Sabres next host the Winter Classic? [Sabre Noise]
Around the NHL:
- A massive read trying to figure out the top 50 trade values in hockey. [Angus Certified]
- Which one man would benefit most from a full-season lockout? [The Copper and Blue]
- Might the NHL try to target serial fighters? The OHL already has. [ESPN]
- NHL Central Scouting has released their 2012-13 watch list. It could be the only thing NHL fans get to 'watch' for a while. (Ed Note: Insert rim shot here.) [NHL.com]