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The Buffalo Sabres looked tired last night, being at the end of their four-game road trip and all. Still, tough to complain about going 3-1 on the road.

Lightning 3, Sabres 0 - Buffalo Sabres
Martin St. Louis scored a nifty goal, Mathieu Garon earned his 20th NHL shutout, and Tampa Bay beat the Buffalo Sabres 3-0 on Saturday night.

Regehr slowly starting to settle in with Sabres - The Buffalo News
Between the weeklong trip to Europe and a six-day journey that ended with Saturday night's 3-0 loss in Tampa Bay, the Sabres' defenseman has spent most of his brief tenure on the road.

Overreactions, 7th Edition: Lights out. - 3rd Man In
Eric's thoughts on the team's second loss of the year.

10/22 Recap: Armia pots 2nd; Leduc stays at eight - SabresProspects.com
Joel Armia scored his second goal of the season Saturday as Assat pitched a 4-0 shutout of Jokerit. The 6'3 wing, who may be feeling pressure to produce this season amidst increased expectations, has seven points through his first 15 games.

Around the NHL:

Panthers send Booth to Vancouver in four-player deal - NHL.com
Canucks scquire David Booth, Steve Reinprecht and a third round draft pick in 2013 from the Panthers for Mikael Samuelsson and Marco Sturm.

Booth to Canucks looks money-motivated - THN
Panthers GM Dale Tallon says his team needed a shakeup, but it sure appears Saturday's trade with Vancouver has as much to do with dollar signs as with wins.

Analysis: Sizing up Panthers-Canucks trade – USATODAY.com
USA TODAY hockey writer Kevin Allen analyzes Saturday night's trade.

Fraser: How are assists handed out on the scoresheet? - TSN
What is the league's rule of thumb in handing out assists? NHL on TSN analyst and former NHL referee Kerry Fraser has the answer in the final 'C'mon Ref!' of the week.

Realignment not as easy as it looks - The Buffalo News
Sometimes, the easiest move happens to be the best one.

Goalie Masks that Rock - SI.com
Goalie masks and rock n' roll have a deep connection.

Bill Simmons Heads to the L.A. Kings in the Wake of the NBA's Labor Trouble - Grantland
The NBA's labor woes have pushed the Sports Guy to buy L.A. Kings season tickets.

Justin Bieber and girlfriend hit the ice at the MTS Centre - The Globe and Mail
Teen pop sensation and girlfriend Selena Gomez take postgame skate around.

John Tortorella's 16-Second Press Conference Describes The Rangers' Performance Pretty Well - Deadspin
Getting shut out by the Edmonton Oilers, and Nikolai Khabibulin to boot? Allowing 27 shots to the Oilers? Having superduperstar goalie Henrik Lundqvist leave the game with foot pain?

Video: Tampa’s Tesla coil lightning show unleashed - Puck Daddy
After a two-game delay for fine tuning, the Tampa Bay Lightning debuted the very awesome Tesla coils tonight inside St. Pete Times Forum before their 3-0 shutout of the Buffalo Sabres.