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The Daily Links For Sunday May 23, 2010

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Andy took the weekend off and I am filling in for him this morning. I have nothing to say so I threw together a couple of links for you to enjoy. The Sabres signed prospect Alex Biega but it is quiet beyond that little bit of news. The links have a decidedly non-Buffalo flavor today, I hope you enjoy.

Former NHL fighter Laraque no match for UFC champ St-Pierre - Puck Daddy - NHL  - Yahoo! Sports

Georges Laraque tries his luck at MMA. I guess hockey players don't make good UFC fighters.

Local buyer needed by Dec. 31 or NHL could move Coyotes - Puck Daddy - NHL  - Yahoo! Sports

We could see the Sabres playing against the Winnipeg Jets sooner than you think. The City of Glendale is on the clock to sell the franchise and I'm not sure the league cares if they do. They seem content to allow the team to end up in Winnipeg.

NBC, CBC in their own Stanley Cup battle - The Globe and Mail

Space at a premium for network television crews during NHL Conference final. I have an idea...why don't you leave the coaches alone during the game and broadcast from the booth instead of at ice level?

 

Mystery substance causes Flyers skate issues - sportsnet.ca
If you can't beat 'em...cheat. That is a great motto to live by but if the Habs really tried to cheat, it didn't work. It sounds a little too far fetched to be true but stranger things have happened.

 

A-Train homes in on Capitals | Hockey | Sports | Ottawa Sun
Anton Volchenkov is a guy that Sabres fans have coveted since he was a big part of the Sens squad that eliminated Buffalo in 2007. As he approaches free agency he has been talked about as a possible addition to the blue line. This article has him linked to Washington in a case of the rich getting richer.

 

Phil Esposito still has strong opinions, passions about 'his' Tampa Bay Lightning - St. Petersburg Times
Like a lot of parents, he worries. He sees his kids in pain, and he worries. He sees them fail, and he worries. He sees the dysfunction around them, and he worries. Continue reading to hear the entire story of how Phil Esposito tried to but the Tampa Bay Lightning recently.