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Daily Links for Wednesday, Feb. 3

Today brings our archenemies to Buffalo, the Lex Luthor to our Superman, the Daffy Duck to our Bugs Bunny, the Wile E. Coyote to our Road Runner. Only problem is, in these scenarios, we're the Luthors, the Ducks, and the Coyotes. The guys who just can't seem to find a way to win. Whenever we get close, our kryptonite power suit breaks, the sign get changed to duck season right before we yell "Fire!" or our ACME rocket skates take us over a cliff. What then, can we take solace in, if not our awesome rocket skates? At least we don't cross dress.

The Buffalo Sabres are ready for a change when they host the Ottawa Senators tonight at 7pm. For the Buffalo News's take on the team's woes against the Senators, click here.

Kaleta to miss some time - Sabres Edge
This is becoming a monthly thing, I suppose.

Can the Sabres get better at the trade deadline? - Sabre Noise
It's no surprise that guys around the league are packing their bags this time of the year.  Should the Sabres be looking to salesman Brian Burke for help?

Power Rankings Roundup:
The Hockey News: #7 (posted Feb. 1)
TSN: #5 (posted Feb. 1)
CBS Sports: #7 (posted Feb. 1)

Olli Jokinen traded to Rangers -
According to TSN, the deal that will send Olli Jokinen to the Rangers was officially completed following the Flames' 3-0 loss Monday night.

Gustavsson learning through up-and-down rookie season - The Hockey News
With all the Leafs trade talk, how 'bout some Leafs non-trade talk?

How Videogames Trained a Generation of Athletes - WIRED
Although this article is primarily about football and the Madden franchise, it's really well written an reminds me of how the NHL series helped me learn rules such as icing and offsides, how to cycle the puck, and how to set up a one-timer even though I've never strapped on skates and pads.