Buffalo plays at Ottawa tonight, gametime 7:30. Buffalo is now just six points back of 8th-place Atlanta with three games in hand.
Stafford a possibility for Sens - Sabres Edge
Drew Stafford was the only member of the Sabres who skated today, and if things continue to improve he could play with the rest of the team Tuesday.
BTB: A CLOSER LOOK AT THE POWER PLAY - Buffalo Sabres
The Sabres' power play unit has quietly snuck up the NHL rankings over the past 12 games to coincide with the team’s 8-3-1 record in that span.
Locked in the Nassau Coliseum - Sabres Edge
After the Isles game, Sabres beat reporter Mike Harrington got locked in Nassau Coliseum. Read his harrowing tale of escape here.
Mancari named AHL player of the week - Maine Hockey Journal
Yet he never gets called up.
Lidstrom still contemplating draft philosophy - NHl.com
All-Star captain Nicklas Lidstrom is contemplating a move to draft Carolina goalie Cam Ward ahead of this weekend's game in Raleigh.
Senators set the dynamite and prepare to blow things up - The Globe and Mail
Underachieving team will plot course for future by throwing in towel on current campaign.
COX BLOC PRESENTS: THE TEN WORST LEAFS SKATERS SINCE THE LOCKOUT - Pension Plan Puppets
The definitive list: The Top Ten Worst Leafs Skaters of the Post-Lockout Era
Time for Trotz to get his due - THN
As coach of the Nashville Predators since the franchise joined the league, Barry Trotz has consistently got the most out of a budget team and that trend is continuing in 2010-11. After being nominated for the Jack Adams for the first time last season, Trotz deserves another shot this time around.