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The Sabres took the first step in breaking out of their scoring slump by netting 5 against the Dallas Stars. Read about it below, and after the break we have a ton of news from the NHL GM meetings, as well as some non-GM stuff because, let's face it, 30 old rich white guys are not very exciting.

Stars End Road Trip With Whimper In 5-3 Loss To Buffalo - Defending Big D
The Dallas Stars end their ultra-tough road trip with a thud as they limp away from Buffalo with a 5-3 loss to the Sabres.

The Calder Trophy Race - SI.com
SI.com has Tyler Myers #2 in their Calder Trophy rankings behind Detroit goalie Jimmy Howard. Want to rethink that after last night's game?

The playoff push: Records that reward a playoff berth - From The Rink
So how good do teams have to be at this point in the season if they plan on making the playoffs? If we can assume 93 points will guarantee a playoff spot, then this is how each team has to finish if they hope to make a playoff run.

Court upholds $26 million award against Buffalo Sabres owner Tom Golisano - ESPN
A state appeals court has upheld a $26 million award in a fraud lawsuit against the owner of the Sabres and a company he founded.

GM Meetings:

New rule proposal would penalize blind-side hits to the head - NHL.com
The League's GMs unanimously approved a rule that would penalize blind-side hits to the head - but is it strict enough?

NHL wants AHL to go to two-ref system - NHL.com
Another, less-publicized outcome of the GM meetings.

Competition committee should be front and center to discuss change - ESPN
The NHL's 30 general managers met this week in Florida and made important proposals for the league to consider. But they are no longer in a position to directly impact the game. That job belongs to the competition committee.

Everything else:

The playoff push: Records that reward a playoff berth - From The Rink
So how good do teams have to be at this point in the season if they plan on making the playoffs? If we can assume 93 points will guarantee a playoff spot, then this is how each team has to finish if they hope to make a playoff run.

New York Rangers Season is Over; a Letter to Fans - Blueshirt Banter
Blueshirt Banter has declared that The Rangers will not make the playoffs, and why.

U.S. Senate candidate on how campaign 'stole' Columbus logo - Puck Daddy
Marc Delphine was fond of the logo a volunteer had designed for his campaign for a U.S. Senate seat in Oregon: unfortunately, the Columbus Blue Jackets are already using it.

Crosby's gold-medal stick, glove found - Yahoo! Sports
The stick and glove Sidney Crosby used to give Canada its Olympic gold medal are back where they belong.