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Daily Links for Saturday, April 23


A huge win last night for Buffalo leaves the team one victory away from advancing to Round Two. Easter Sunday should be one to remember.

ECQF Game 5: Comeback falls short as Flyers pushed to brink by Tyler Ennis, Sabres - Broad Street Hockey
"Jason Pominville is likely out for the season, if not the series. I still haven't seen a replay of the skate incident with James van Riemsdyk in the first period, but I did see him leaving the Wells Fargo Center on crutches with a full boot on his left foot."

Sabres halt Flyers' rally as Tyler Ennis delivers OT win for 3-2 lead - ESPN
The Flyers had the stirring comeback. The Sabres will take the win.

Pominville Leaves Game 5 - WGR 550
Jason Pominville abruptly left the ice favoring his leg near the end of the 1st period of Game 5 in Philly on Friday.

Sabres survive despite being short-handed - The Buffalo News
The Buffalo Sabres were saved by the bell when the second period ended Friday night.

The Flyers have three goalies, but no answers - Philadelphia Inquirer
What does Laviolette do now? It almost doesn't matter who starts in goal for Game 6 on Easter Sunday. Certainly there is no good choice.

More Sabres Links:

Flyers notes: Sabres' Ennis finishes what he starts - CSN PHilly
Tyler Ennis started Game 5 with a score against the Flyers and capped things off with the game-winner in overtime.

Immediate Reactions: Sabres 4, Flyers 3 (OT) - THE BEST OF NICK MENDOLA . . .LIVE
In a form quite different than truth being stranger than fiction, sometimes tradition outweighs being a smart guy.

Certified Clutch - Hockey Rhetoric
The Flyers are more opportunistic, but Buffalo has been coming through when it counts.

Comeback To Me - The Willful Caboose
Reactions to a game that had everything.

30 seconds of playoff joy - The Buffalo News
Alois and Thomas Lindner missed all but 30 seconds of the Sabres' win over the Flyers on Wednesday night, but they still might be the happiest Sabres fans around.


NHL Links:

Eulogy: Remembering the 2010-11 Phoenix Coyotes - Puck Daddy
PD's series of eulogies written by the team that knocked you out returns this year starting with the Coyotes.

Five Myths About ESPN and The NHL - Fang's Bites
There are several other preposterous arguments that have been raised over the last two days. Let’s go over them.

9 Obnoxious People You Meet At An NHL Playoff Game - Total Pro Sports
9 Obnoxious People You Meet At An NHL Playoff Game, including Drinky McSwervincrash.