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Daily Links for Wednesday, May 18

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I don't believe it, but yesterday we got some actual Sabres news with the report that the team has signed a letter of intent to purchase the Rochester Amerks.

Sabres' interest in Amerks intensifies - Sabres Edge
The Buffalo Sabres have been looking at all aspects of their organization, including their minor-league situation and a possible return to Rochester, and a reunion with their longtime affiliate is getting closer.

Pirates in the market for a new affiliate? - Maine Hockey Journal
The Buffalo Sabres have signed a nonbinding letter of intent to purchase the Rochester Americans, which would effectively end their relationship with the Pirates.

NOTEBOOK: SORTING THROUGH THE DRAFT - Buffalo Sabres
The fast approaching 2011 NHL Entry Draft offers a reminder of just how big a role Sabres draft picks are playing in the organization.

Youth in Revolt: How Tyler Seguin rallied Bruins in Game 2 - Puck Daddy
In Game 2 against the Tampa Bay Lightning, Seguin proved the doubters wrong and rewarded his true believers. Four points and a plus-3 in 13:31 of ice time in the Bruins' chaotic 6-5 win over the Bolts to even the series.

Both the Lightning and Bruins have a lot to work on going into Game 3 - ProHockeyTalk
The Bruins and Lightning can take away some good things from their first two games, but both teams have a lot to work on going into Game 3.

Ryane Clowe says Canucks can expect a more physical Game 2 - The Globe and Mail
San Jose’s joint leading scorer issues warning to Vancouver.

Flyers' Carcillo suspended for two games - NHL.com
Philadelphia Flyers' forward Daniel Carcillo has been suspended for the period covering two regular season games, without pay, for his actions off the ice following the first period of Game #4 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals against the Boston Bruins on May 6, the National Hockey League announced today.  

No Frat Boys at ESPN - KuklasKorner
Matthew Barnaby has, not surprisingly, been pulled off the air.

Thrashers Rapidly Running Out Of Atlanta Celebrities For Ownership Rumors - SBNation.com
If you could round up the city's 110 richest rappers plus Ryan Seacrest and Ed Helms and a couple pro wrestlers, you could probably afford to keep the team around for a few years.