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Daily Links for Friday, June 25

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Happy Friday, everyone! Well, tonight's the big night - the NHL Draft begins at 7pm tonight on Versus. So it's your last chance to weight in on who you hope the Sabres will select, unless you're going to join us in the open thread tonight, that is.

Gleason: After grit and game as GM for a day - The Buffalo News
Bucky's annual GM For A Day column has been out there for a few days, so you should already have impenetrable opinions formed. Fire away in the comments!

On Wednesday night, Miller might have been imaging what his trading card will look like this coming season: He won the Vezina Trophy as the NHL's outstanding goaltender, walking to the stage at the NHL Awards Show after standing in a threesome with fellow finalists Martin Brodeur and Ilya Bryzgalov.

SB Nation At The 2010 NHL Draft: 2 Days, 14 Writers, 210 Draft Picks -
Here's the hub site for all of SBNation's draft coverage from the 14 writers attending the draft. Will be updated constantly during the draft.

Editor's Note: For the most authentic Sabres coverage of the draft (aside from this wonderful site) keep your eyes glued to our buddy Kris Baker of who is actually at the draft. Check his site and follow him on Twitter @SabresProspects.

Pierre McGuire and Craig Button take their stab at a mock draft.

NHL Governors approve major penalty for hits to head -
It took most of Thursday, but the NHL Board of Governors approved a new policy on hits to the head for the 2010-11 season.

***Mike Foligno Will Replace Newell Brown*** - Anaheim Calling
The Ducks add an Assistant Coach and do not replace Newell Brown

The NHL’s top 100 unrestricted free agents - The Globe and Mail
A list of the best players likely to be available when bidding opens on July 1, adjusted for the recent signings.

2010 NHL Awards: The voting tallies - The Globe and Mail
A closer look at how the various hockey hardware was handed out and who narrowly missed out

Puck Daddy's awards for the NHL Awards show - Puck Daddy
Sean Leahy gives out awards for the awards.