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Morning Links: Sabres Travel Less Than the Rest

The schedule makers didn't do the Sabres favors with 18 back-to-back games or making them play the Sharks and Red Wings twice but they helped the Sabres with travel.

How much does your favorite team travel? Check the NHL Super Schedule - On the Forecheck
This deserves a post of it's own but unfortunately I don't have the time tonight. For all the complaining we do about the schedule the Sabes travel less distance than any other team in the NHL this season.

Rewind: Looking Back at 2008-2009 Back to Backs | Double Edged Sabres
Let's take a look back at one of the issues that plagued the Sabres last season: back to back games.  In the 2008-2009 season, the Sabres had 16 occurrences of

Buffalo Sabres - Features: CONNOR KNAPP: MIND AND MATTER - 07/16/2009
Sabres.com has a nice piece on rookie goalie Connor Knapp. Knapp is a big strong kid that could be an NHL goalie some day.

Heartbreak and hockey | Bill Lankhof | Columnists | Sports | Toronto Sun
It was a gilded moment in time that January of 2004 when three brothers from Thornhill lived the Canadian dream. They were not to know that within a blink it would disappear as dust to an unforgiving wind.

Crosby impersonated on MySpace for 'fabricated' fundraiser - Puck Daddy - NHL - Yahoo! Sports
Did anyone really think that Sidney Crosby would use MySpace to raise money for a fundraiser? MySpace is so 2008, he would have used Twitter.

As Cherepanov doctors cleared, looking back at tragedy - Puck Daddy - NHL - Yahoo! Sports
As Cherepanov doctors cleared, looking back at tragedy. The death of Cherepanov caught everyone by surprise when it happened and it created a huge buzz about the handling of the entire situation.

Medvedev Says K.H.L. Will Honor N.H.L. Decision on Hudler - Slap Shot Blog - NYTimes.com
Is peace breaking out between the K.H.L. and N.H.L.?

TSN Gretzky to give Deposition
The battle to get Wayne Gretzky to give a deposition appears to be over as he decided to give in a give a deposition. A key point in the hearings is his salary and te fact that many think he is overpaid.