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Daily Links for Friday, July 9

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Jerome Gauthier-Leduc, getting his awkward family photo taken at Sears.
Jerome Gauthier-Leduc, getting his awkward family photo taken at Sears.

Happy Friday everyone! At least, if you're not from Cleveland. Anyhoo, in honor of the Sabres development camp wrapping up today, we have an all-prospect edition of the links. Of course, we still have other NHL news after the break as well. Thanks to everyone for making this week a fun one here at DBTB.


Adam scores winner in scrimmage - Sabres Edge
The Sabres had their first scrimmage of development camp today, a low-scoring affair (by scrimmage standards) that had the hitting briefly increase to the delight of the Dwyer Arena crowd.


No matter where the young forward ends up, it will likely be the first time in a while that he has been without the guidance of his father – and former Sabres great – Mike Foligno.

Tropp excited to begin pro career - Maine Hockey Journal
Tropp skating with other Sabres prospects in Buffalo’s development camp had a smile on his face after meeting with the media on Tuesday afternoon.

Pysyk makes Sabres debut at Dwyer - Niagara Gazette
Pysyk — who pronounces his name Pess-ick — spent the opening day of the Sabres Development Camp getting up to speed with his elder teammates.

The Buffalo Sabres’ prospects were able to enjoy the warm weather Tuesday night – and take in a bit of the Queen City’s sights.

Sabres GM touches on variety of topics - Maine Hockey Journal
Sabres GM Darcy Regier said today they are still proactive on the market for veterans who can play with Portland, but not committed to necessarily bringing back any of the veterans who played with the Pirates last season.

Fighting Homophobia in Hockey Must Come from the Fans as well as the League - In Lou We Trust
The issue of homophobia and anti-gay bigotry in the culture of hockey is something that must be address by the fans as well as those in power. In a companion piece to Derek Zona's post on the issue, ILWT provide

Flyers' prospects enjoy their day at the beach -
The Flyers' prospect camp came to the Jersey Shore on Thursday and met with The Situation. At least they did in my dreams.s a simple, small, easy-to-do action that any fan can do to combat hate even on it's smallest level.

New Jersey's Cap Situation After the Kovalcalypse - Jewels From The Crown
If the Devils sign Kovy to the deal he's looking for, what will their cap situation be? Not good.

Gagne: I Have Not Waived my No-Trade Clause - CSN
Simon Gagne told media news service RDS that he has not waived his no-trade clause, contrary to the rumors out there.

Weber named new Nashville captain -
There's a new captain in Nashville, as talented young defenseman Shea Weber will wear the C.