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Daily Links for Wednesday, Dec. 29

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Buffalo Sabres Sale to Terry Pegula To Be Announced Shortly - WGRZ
A source close to the situation tells 2 On Your Side's Scott Brown that the sale of the Buffalo Sabres to Pennsylvania billionaire Terry Pegula is expected to be announced at some point after the World Juniors Championship wraps up next week.

USA high on Tweets, low on players - The Buffalo News
Emerson Etem tweeted that Buffalo is "the worst city ever."

Kassian again finds turmoil, ejected in CAN/CZE tilt - SabresProspects.com
Kassian will miss the next Canada game against Norway for receiving a game misconduct on a questionable hit.

Montreal gobbles up defenseman James Wisniewski from Islanders - Puck Daddy
The New York Islanders decided to trade defenseman James Wisniewski sooner than later, dealing him to the Montreal Canadiens for their compensatory second-round selection in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft (given to the Habs after they didn't sign former first-round pick David Fisher) as well as a conditional fifth-round selection in the 2012 Draft.

Flames GM Darryl Sutter steps down, leaving brutal legacy - Puck Daddy
Besides the timing, the only surprising thing about the news that Calgary Flames VP/GM Darryl Sutter has relinquished his post is that it was audible over the champagne corks popping and celebratory noises from Flames Nation after the inevitable finally occurred.

Penguins alums getting back in gear for Friday's game - 2011 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic
Mario Lemieux, Bryan Trottier and a host of other Penguins alums were back on the ice for a practice session before Friday's alumni game.

What is the best division in the NHL? - From The Rink
Six divisions, each with five teams each. Which is the best division in the NHL? A comprehensive statistical breakdown to sort best to worst.