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Daily Links for Saturday, March 12

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The Sabres take on the Leafs tonight and try to solidify their hold on seventh place.


Hecht returns, but five others still out - The Buffalo News
The Buffalo Sabres' injury list will lose one player today when Jochen Hecht dresses against Toronto. That's basically the only good news for the team when it comes to ailments.

Sabres' logo is a no-walk zone - Sabres Edge
According to Ryan Miller, if you walk on the Sabres logo, "You’ll be bleeding out of your eyes."

The Sabres used Friday to make a pit stop in Buffalo before they play the last of a seven-game road trip in Toronto on Saturday.

Various members of the Sabres organization answer your suggestion box questions.

Boyes piles up points, mileage - The Buffalo News
The Sabres close their seven-game road trip tonight in Toronto, an outing that will end Boyes' run of 10 straight without a home game.

Leafs against Sabres isn’t life and death - The Globe and Mail
Wilson isn’t getting caught up in all the usual clichés.

Playoff Race:

Caps beat 'Canes 2-1 for seventh straight win -
Braden Holtby secured 40 saves and Alex Ovechkin scored a goal to propel the Washington Capitals to a 2-1 victory over the Carolina Hurricanes on Friday night.


NHL News:

Oilers’ centre Gagner a victim of ‘flying skates’ - Edmonton Journal
Detroit - Edmonton Oilers’ centre Sam Gagner won’t be doing any exercise with his damaged left hand until June.

Bettman holds new contract and all the cards - The Globe and Mail
He quietly negotiated a five-year contract extension last November.

Really seeing stars on hockey's All-Concussion Team - Vancouver Sun
The team made up of players that have suffered concussions this year is pretty darn good.

Hawks savor visit to White House -
The Chicago Blackhawks enjoyed one of the perks of victory on Friday -- a visit to the White House and a meeting with President Barack Obama.

The NHL's application form for new owners - Down Goes Brown
DGB has obtained a copy of the league's application form for new owners.