Enjoy the super-sized batch of links today, sports fans.
Ruff Works Sabres Hard At Practice - WGR 550
Lindy Ruff used Monday's practice as a way to really push his troops and work on various drills. In all, the practice went over an hour at HSBC Arena.
Pegula needs to know who is culpable - The Buffalo News
By all accounts, Terry Pegula's purchase of the Buffalo Sabres will produce an overnight change in franchise culture.
How Do You Solve a Problem Like Darcy Regier? - Top Shelf
Heather reacts to the article above.
Video: Sabres Face Uphill Climb for Playoffs - Sabres Edge
The Sabres play four games this week and they need to start winning games if they want to join the playoff race. Mike Harrington has the latest from HSBC Arena.
Sabres 40th Anniversary Sweater to Stay - Sabre Noise
According to the usually reliable Icethetics, the Sabres will continue to use their anniversary alternate sweater next year.
Picking a Stanley Cup matchup - The Globe and Mail
The Globe’s roster of hockey writers make their predictions
"Shoot from anywhere" philosophy an outdated game plan - TSN
In hockey, it's generally accepted that if you shoot from anywhere, anything can happen. Well, that just doesn't work like it used to.
Caps’ Leonsis could learn from Lombardi - SI
The moral of the story is that teams work best when owners (or in the case of community-owned Green Bay, the board of directors) hire good people to be GMs and coaches, provide them with the needed resources, and then get out of the way to let managers manage and coaches coach.
The Canucks Need More Creative Pranks - Pass it to Bulis
Keith Ballard really needs to step it up in the pranks department.
Will we see 11 NHL teams change their jerseys next season? - Puck Daddy
Chris from Icethetics has started JerseyWatch 2011, with news from Reebok's "planning catalog" that's sent to retailers across North America.