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Morning Links: Danny Briere on the Trade Block?

Danny Briere is apparently on the trade block.  It's been just a couple of seasons since he left Buffalo but he may have wore out his welcome in Philadelphia.

Montreal, Los Angeles "pass" on Briere inquiries - Broad Street Hockey
Danny Briere has apparently been shopped around the league, but nobody is biting. It's only been two seasons since Briere signed his mega six-year deal. Anyone want to criticize Regier for not signing him?

A few more words from the Balsillie camp - From The Rink
James Mirtle has a post about Balsille and his desire for a team in Hamilton. It's an interesting read and I'm sure that at some point we will see a team in Hamilton.

Dear Jim, | Sabre Noise | A Buffalo Sabres Blog
Sabre noise wants Jim Balsille to buy the Sabres. If he did they would immediately be moved to Hamilton. This is an idea that I can't get behind.

Memories of the Aud: Part 3 | Double Edged Sabres
Double Edge Sabres take a look at a great Aud memory. They have a feature going on this topic that has me interested. Everyone is well aware of my affinity for The Aud.

CANOE -- SLAM! Sports - Hockey NHL - Boston - Bruins GM Chiarelli gets extension
Peter Chiarelli has worked wonders with the Bruins franchise and today he was rewarded for his hard work. Is there a chance that the Sabres and Bruins could renew their past rivalries in the future? The Sabres need to work to become an elite team again but I can see it happening.

CANOE -- SLAM! Sports - Hockey NHL - Ottawa - GM Murray 'shocked' Heatley wanted out
Bryan Murray is shocked and disappointed with Heatley. Who could blame him? The Sens took Heatley in at a time that he needed them more than they needed him and now he wants out. Heatley is an elite player but this is the second time he has requested a trade in his career. Is he worth the trouble?

Cup Finale on NBC Was Most Watched N.H.L. Game in 36 Years - Slap Shot Blog - NYTimes.com
This is outstanding news for the future of the NHL on American television. There was obviously interest in the series and I would guess that this trend will continue.