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Daily Links for Christmas Eve, Dec. 24

A short links post today, because, let's face it, you really shouldn't be thinking about the Sabres again until their next game on Monday the 27th. Take the next few days to enjoy spending time with family and friends, and have a safe, enjoyable, Merry Christmas!

 

Adam gets a nice holiday windfall - The Buffalo News
On the fourth trip of Luke Adam's Portland-to-Buffalo shuttle this season, the 20-year-old is watching and learning. And getting a nice Christmas gift from the Sabres. Also, Derek Roy is out "for the longterm" according to this TBN game recap. Exact amount of time unknown, but he left the building on crutches.

World Juniors - The Buffalo News
The top young hockey players in the world come to Buffalo to compete in the 2011 IIHF World Junior Championship, which begins Dec. 26. Miguel Rodriguez and Mike Harrington break down the field of 10.

Bourne Blog: When your team sucks, only answer is self-deprecation - Puck Daddy
Do the Sabres suck? I'm starting to lean more and more toward that opinion.

The Agony of Defeat - SI.com
Joe Posnanski ranks the 32 most heartbreaking endings in sports history, and, you guessed it, Hull's skate in the crease makes the list.

Crosby at Christmas: The Gift of Sid - Scott Russell
This piece is sickeningly sweet towards the Pittsburgh captain.

Devils replace MacLean behind bench with Lemaire - NHL.com
New Jersey Devils replace John MacLean behind bench with Jacques Lemaire.

ECHL's Las Vegas Wranglers get festive with Santa-themed jerseys - Puck Daddy
f the NHL ever does expand or relocate to the city of Las Vegas, that franchise will have a helluva time trying to beat the efforts put forth by the ECHL's Las Vegas Wranglers. If this doesn't get you in the Christmas spirit, nothing will.