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For the rest of his life, Eric Staal will have an interesting fantasy sports story to tell.
For the rest of his life, Eric Staal will have an interesting fantasy sports story to tell.

Plenty of links about the All-Star Fantasy Draft for you after the break, in case you missed it. I personally thought it was entertaining, but could have done without all the between-picks interviews and analysis. What was your reaction?

Pegula to outline plan to buy Sabres -The Buffalo News
Billionaire businessman Terry Pegula on today is expected to take a major step toward buying the Buffalo Sabres when he meets with the NHL executive committee during All-Star Weekend. He will outline his plans to purchase the franchise for $175 million.

Sabres' Gerbe tuning up his game - The Buffalo News
Gerbe's never looked more at ease on the ice, at least not at this level.

Ennis To Suit Up For Team Staal - WGR 550
The NHL All-Star Player Fantasy Draft concluded Friday night when both Team Staal and Team Lidstrom finalized their rosters for the weekend festivities.

Ask Adam: What does Drury have left? - THN
This article is here solely for my cousin, who wants to bring Drury back to Buffalo at all costs.

2011 NHL Fantasy Player Draft Results - NHL All-Star Player Fantasy Draft
Pick-by-pick results of last night's fantasy draft.

Buddy system rules all-star draft - The Globe and Mail
Eric Staal makes no hesitation in selecting his Carolina teammate as top pick in Friday’s NHL all-star draft selection

Team Lidstrom lines up as favorite after successful fantasy draft - THN
Cam Ward was first and Phil Kessel was last at the all-star fantasy draft, but how do the two teams look on paper?

Leafs' Kessel picked last, will donate money to cancer charity - TSN
Phil Kessel had no problem with being the last man standing at the end of the NHL's all-star draft.

Bourne Blog: The All-Star Break, from the players' perspective - Puck Daddy
The All-Star break happens at nearly every level, and provides players with an unusual window of days where they're not expected to break a sweat or travel, let alone get out of bed.