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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.

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 -
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 -
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.