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Daily Links for Saturday, October 29

I anticipate much of this pose tonight.
I anticipate much of this pose tonight.

The Sabres are back on home ice tonight against the Florida Panthers, and are trying to put together a winning streak - at home, even!

Sabres hope to continue strong start vs. Panthers - NHL.com
The Panthers will look to end their three-game road trip through the Northeast Division on a positive note, while the Sabres look for their second win on home ice.

Sabres Ennis Progressing. Hecht In Limbo - WGR 550
Tyler Ennis is working out, but he still has a walking boot on his sprained ankle.

Sabres offense wants more balance - The Buffalo News
Vanek, Pominville have been shouldering the scoring load.

CONSISTENCY IS THE KEY FOR VANEK - Buffalo Sabres
In hockey terms, referring to Thomas Vanek as a "reliable" performer over the past six seasons would be as deadly accurate as his slapshot.

More Sabres News:

Sabres Not Afraid to use the Butt Ends of their Hilts - BSN
On Wednesday, the Sabres sent the Columbus Blue Jackets, and the NHL, a message.

Miller, Enroth, and the goaltending "controversy" - Buffalo Wins
Miller is your #1, Enroth is your #2, case closed.

Calder Watch – Luke Adam - Shutdown Pair
Centering Thomas Vanek and Jason Pominville certainly agrees with the young man, as he is second in rookie scoring with 8 points (3G 5A).

10/28 Recap: Leduc streak snapped; Sundher leads pack - SabresProspects.com
Jerome Gauthier-Leduc saw his 12-game point streak come to an end Friday as Rimouski came up short against Shawinigan, 2-1.

 

Around the NHL:

Bruins experiencing historic 'Stanley Cup hangover' - NHL.com
Of the 17 defending champs since 1994, Boston already is assured of having the worst record through 10 games.

Report: Hulsizer signs deal to buy Blues - NHL.com
According to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Matthew Hulsizer has signed a purchase agreement to buy the St. Louis Blues.

The Problem with Mandatory Visors in the NHL - The Hockey Writers
A new study from George Washington University and MIT suggests mandatory visors in the NHL might not be such a good idea.

Illustrated guide to Brendan Shanahan’s NHL suspensions (so far) - Puck Daddy
Here's something for those of you don't like to read.

Mike Modano's Twitter Account Is A National Treasure - SBNation.com
The following items have all been broadcast on Twitter by former NHLer and future Hockey Hall of Famer Mike Modano. Nothing has been edited. It is all authentic. Not all of it is completely safe for work.