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Daily Links for Thursday, Aug 26

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Regular links again today, and some legitimate news with the NHL releasing their national TV schedule yesterday.

NHL changing rule for tiebreakers - Sabres Edge
The NHL is planning to make a subtle change for the upcoming season that will eliminate shootout wins when determining the first tiebreaker in the standings. Only regulation and overtime wins will be used for the tiebreaking system. Victories of any kind had been used in the past.

The Buffalo Sabres have been scheduled for nine national appearances in the U.S. on VERSUS, and four Canadian games on TSN.

Another Portland signing - Sabres Edge
Another depth signing by the Sabres for the Portland Pirates: Former Atlanta forward Colin Stuart has signed a one-year contract with the team. It's a two-way deal that calls for a $550,000 NHL salary or $75,000 with Portland. Shout-out to djc1877 for the find.

The Value of Not Overreacting - Roll the Highlight Film
Mike relives the past few seasons and contradicts everything the internet stands for.

For Sens Fans, Truer Words Have Never Been Printed - Hockey or Die
The Patrick Lalime action figure has unfortunate warnings on it.

Winners, losers in the VERSUS 2010-11 NHL cable schedule - Puck Daddy
Wysh breaks down the schedule and throws a dig at the Sabres.

Bettman says NHL aiming for better things in 2010-11 -
NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman addressed the Molson World Hockey Summit Wednesday afternoon, painting a picture of a league enjoying robust good health.

Langenbrunner: We're close to finding NHLPA chief - Yahoo! Sports
As an involved member of the NHLPA, Jamie Langenbrunner can’t help but notice the league is flexing its muscles following the arbitrator’s ruling to uphold the NHL’s rejection of the 17-year, $102 million contract Kovalchuk signed with the Devils. 

Canucks captaincy up in the air right now - The Globe and Mail
Luongo may be better off concentrating on keeping the puck out of the net than wearing the C.