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Daily Links for Friday, Dec. 17

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Happy Friday, everyone! Sorry about the lack of links yesterday, but there's twice as many today to make up for it. 

Ruff Wants Peer Pressure - WGR 550
Lindy Ruff spoke about improvement in the teams' transition game before boarding the plane to Florida for Friday's game, but he did express a desire for his players to put more pressure on each other.

New pals Kassian, Foligno World Junior bound -
Congratulations to Sabres prospects Zack Kassian and Marcus Foligno for being named to Canada’s 2011 National Junior Team.

Silence lasts only until Sabres sold - The Buffalo News
It's a painstaking process littered with background checks, number crunching and bureaucracy, but every indication Wednesday continued to point toward billionaire businessman and flag-waving Sabres fan Terry Pegula purchasing his favorite team from owner Tom Golisano for $175 million.

What to Make of Wednesday's Four Hat Tricks - TSN
Wednesday night was an unusual night in the NHL, as four players recorded hat tricks. A look at each of the four players and what to expect from them this season.

So How Do We Fix This? - The Goose's Roost
Which of the three types of Sabres fans are you?

Little separates Pens, Flyers -
The Penguins and Flyers have established themselves as Eastern Conference powers.

2010-11 NHL Awards and Trophies - ESPN
ESPN's experts predict the winners of the NHL coveted awards all season long, including the Art Ross, Calder Memorial, Hart Memorial trophy and more.

HBO 24/7 Penguins-Capitals Ep. 1: Bruce Boudreau gets dirty - Puck Daddy
A review (with videos) of the first episode of "Road to the NHL Winter Classic" in case you don't get HBO.

City Of Glendale Approves New Lease Deal, Assuring At Least 23 More Years Of Coyotes Hockey -
The Phoenix Coyotes appear to be finally, permanently staying in Arizona. On Tuesday night, the City of Glendale approved a new lease agreement with the man set to become the team's new owner that will keep the team in town for at least 23 more years.

Team Canada taking its lunch bucket to Buffalo - The Globe and Mail
The 2011 world junior team is more than happy with its working-class approach so far.

Participation in Movember gets NHLers mistaken for child molesters, cast in cop dramas - Intent to Blow
Several NHL players who have grown mustaches for Movember have been arrested in recent weeks after being mistaken by police for child molesters.