Sabres Links: The "Butt Goal," short bench, jersey drama in Edmonton

Jen Fuller

In one of the craziest turn of events in a long time the Sabres won on a weird goal despite being down a few men. It's one of those days when you can feel good about the team!

Sabres Links

  • Thanks to Mike Smith entering the goal with the puck in his pants the Sabres skated off with a 2-1 OT victory, all despite being down to 10 forwards [Sabres.com]
  • And here's the game winner being dubbed the "Butt Goal" [SB Nation]
  • Drew Stafford was ejected for an elbow on Oliver Ekman-Larsson, could face further discipline [Pro Hockey Talk]
  • The good, the bad, and the ugly from the Sabres youth movement [Buffalo Wins]
  • Bill Hoppe caught up with former Sabre Tim Kennedy, who returned to Buffalo last night with the Coyotes [Buffalo Hockey Beat]
  • It's always exciting when Die By The Blade gets around the internet, as Ogre39666's "Legend of Zemgus" was tweeted out by the Sabres yesterday. The comment section is famous! [Twitter]

Around The League

  • Tomas Hertl to miss more than a month with knee injury [TSN]
  • Dallas Eakins called Oiler fan who threw jersey on the ice "a quitter" [Ottawa Sun]
  • The Anaheim Ducks beat the Capitals last night to give them their ninth straight victory [NHL.com]
  • Semyon Varlamov's accuser saddened by dropping of charges [Denver Post]
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