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The Daily Links for Friday July 2

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Day one of free agency seen the Sabres lose two defensemen while acquiring only one. It could be a blessing in disguise if it allows Mike Weber to become a regular in the lineup. Friday could be equally as exciting for Sabres fans because Darcy Regier claims he might not be done.

 

Sabres Edge: Darcy speaks on free agency
If you haven't had a chance to listen to Darcy talk about free agency...I suggest you do. It isn't as bad as you would think, he was very forthcoming and suggests the team isn't done looking at forwards.

 

Sabres Edge: Quotes from Leopold
Newly acquired blue-liner Jordan Leopold had some nice things to say about his new teammates. He talked to Thomas Vanek before he made his decision and Thomas gave Buffalo a rave review.

 

Sabres Edge: Enroth the front-runner to back up Miller
Jhonas Enroth will be considered to be the Sabres backup. Enroth is probably ready to make the jump but he would be better served playing in Portland instead of watching Miller play.

 

Kovalchuk leads list of remaining free agents - NHL Free Agency 2010
Kovalchuk leads list of remaining free agents. There is a long list of free agents still available and maybe one or two will call Buffalo home within the next couple of days.

 

Blackhawks doing their best to embrace change - NHL Free Agency 2010
Blackhawks doing their best to embrace change. Would you be willing to give up half the team to win one Stanley Cup? It appears that is what the Blackhawks did because of the salary cap.

Pens make 5-year deals with Michalek, Martin - The Globe and Mail

Pittsburgh bolsters defence after losing Gonchar to Ottawa. The Penguins lost Gonchar early in the process but they did a great job of replacing him with two key signings on the blue-line.

You must be Jokinen - The Globe and Mail

Another fine mess: Olli is gone in February and back in July...This is why it’s so much fun covering hockey in Calgary. At least we're not the Flames!

Rangers make 'big' move signing Boogaard - NHL Free Agency 2010

Rangers make 'big' move signing Boogaard. At least we're not the Rangers!

Best, worst and surprising for 2010 Free-Agent Frenzy (so far) - Puck Daddy - NHL  - Yahoo! Sports

Puck Daddy takes a look at the best and worst of day one of free agency. 

Canadiens Gomez revives No. 11
An interesting story about Scott Gomez and choosing his numbers in the NHL.