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Daily Links for Thursday, Sept. 23

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Remember those summer months when hockey news, especially Sabres news, was so hard to come by? Yeah, that problem's gone. Our cup overfloweth with Sabres links today, so a few are squeezed in after the break.

Sabres' unveil early line combos, 'D' pairings - Sabres Edge
"A mix of skill and grit" is a good way to describe these lines. Top two look familiar, bottom three are a bit wonky for my taste. Morrisonn paired with Myers early on.

Robitaille ready to get back behind the microphone - The Buffalo News
Great news for all Sabres fans. Always good to hear Roby's voice in between periods.

Sabres must assist Miller to reach next level -
Ryan Miller has established himself among the NHL's goaltending elite, but for his Buffalo Sabres to be successful, it can't be a one-man show.

Some stats on how dominiant the team was in the third period, playoffs not included.

Question: How do you pick your favorite player? - Shutdown Pair
Do you remember how your favorite player became your #1? I had fun remembering the winter I fell in love with Derek Roy for very odd reasons.

Defensive logjam becomes defensive logjam- 3rd Man In
What to do with all the defensemen? Who do want amongst Butler, Sekera and Weber?

"Ship" heads south for St. Kitts -
The Owen Sound Attack announced Tuesday that they have traded center Steven Shipley to the Niagara Ice Dogs in exchange for forward Andrew Shaw, defenseman Matt Petgrave, and three draft picks.

Hallelujah! - The Willful Caboose
Kate invokes Handel to praise the HD gods.

Brophy on NHL: Who's No. 1 in the league? -
Ranking the top 30 players heading into the new NHL season. Ryan Miller appears.


Other NHL news:

Bruins statement regarding Marc Savard -
Savard is struggling from post-concussion syndrome, according to Bruins GM Peter Chiarelli.

Which Top 20 scorers are trending up or down in NHL 2010-11? - Puck Daddy
Somehow nobody on the Sabres made this list. Flabbergasting.

Minnesota Wild's sellout streak nearing an end -
After 409 consecutive sellouts — every exhibition, regular-season and playoff game in nine seasons — the honeymoon between the Wild and their fans might be over.