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Jason Pominville and Ville Leino share a tender moment.
Jason Pominville and Ville Leino share a tender moment.

The Sabres are back in action tonight against Tampa Bay, but make sure to check out what record future d-man Jerome Gauthier-Leduc broke last night. Dude has been impressive this year.

Sabres go for road sweep as they visit Tampa Bay - NHL.com
The Sabres are undefeated in four road games, including a 3-0 shutout win Thursday at Florida, which sit even on points (6) with Tampa Bay in the Southeast.

Tampa Bay Lightning vs. Buffalo Sabres Preview: Bolts Look to Keep It Going - SB Nation Tampa Bay
SBNation Tampa Bay previews the Lightning-Sabres matchup.

Ruff: Gaustad, Stafford should be fine for Tampa - Sabres Edge
Lindy Ruff gave forwards Paul Gaustad (hip flexor) and Drew Stafford (undisclosed) the day off today, but the Sabres' coach expects both to be ready to play Saturday night when Buffalo visits the Lightning.

Ennis hopes new look will change his luck - The Buffalo News
Ennis' failure to record a point in the Sabres' first six games not only cut to the bone, it cut to the follicles.

RULES OF THE ROAD - Buffalo Sabres
A cool look from Scott Miner on what his life is like on the road as an official team blogger.

10/21 Recap: Leduc breaks record; Henley goes Gordie - SabresProspects.com
Jerome Gauthier-Leduc broke a 31-year old QMJHL record for defensemen Friday by scoring a goal in his eighth consecutive game as Rimouski downed Rouyn-Noranda, 5-2.

More Sabres Links:

Vanek, Pominville have sixth sense - The Buffalo News
How good are Thomas Vanek and Jason Pominville playing right now? Well, you can find at least one of them on nearly every offensive leader board in the NHL. But the numbers, as impressive as they are, don't tell the whole story.

Amerks Notebook: Rochester Back On Track - WGR 550
The Rochester Americans didn't get off to the start they wanted under the ownership of Terry Pegula.

Ville, Don’t You Lose My Number - Shutdown Pair
Ville Leino is terri -- whoops, now he scored.

 

Around the NHL:

Red Wings' Lidstrom ready for game No. 1,500 - NHL.com
As he approaches his 1,500th NHL game, it's hard to see any deterioration in the play of Detroit captain Nicklas Lidstrom.

NHL Roundup: Sharks celebrate Thornton's 1000th game with win - The Globe and Mail
Friday’s National Hockey League game capsules.

Blood Brothers: Concussion still stinging hockey’s Staal family - The Globe and Mail
Rangers rising star Marc Staal still off the ice eight months after on-ice hit from brother Eric

Pressure on Flames to win now - ESPN
The Calgary Flames have 12 players headed for unrestricted free agency July 1. That reality means GM Jay Feaster has big decisions to make at some point, and those decisions will largely be made for him by the play of his team on the ice.

Fight Video: Eric Boulton’s one-punch KO of Douglas Murray - Puck Daddy
Murray removed the pad on his right arm, locked up with Boulton and landed a few jabs … until Boulton unleashed the fury.