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Show of hands for those of you who think the Sabres have a shot at Jaromir Jagr. Anyone?
Show of hands for those of you who think the Sabres have a shot at Jaromir Jagr. Anyone?

The draft coverage is really ramping up, and we've got a separate draft section after the break with a few mocks for your viewing pleasure, as well as a competition committee rule change and the Bruins' $156,000 bar tab.

With the 2011 NHL Entry Draft just days away, the year-round work of the Buffalo Sabres’ amateur scouting staff is about to pay off.

Sabres announce preseason schedule - Sabres Edge
In case you missed it yesterday.

Long road leads Prince to draft -
Those late night skates have paid off as Prince is set to go quickly in day 2 if he doesn't get snatched late in the first round.

Summer Movie Preview: Sabres Edition - August 2011 - Dear God Why Us Sports
Sabres players get compared with the movies of August.


THN's 2011 NHL Mock Draft - THN
With the 2011 NHL Entry Draft in Minnesota just days away, we unveil our prognosticated picks of the first round, starting with Edmonton and ending with Toronto.

Mike G. Morreale's 2011 Mock Draft -
Mike Morreale of takes a stab at a mock draft.’s 2011 NHL Mock Draft - Pro Sports Blogging
Another mock, this time from PSB.


NHL News:

Board of Governors unanimous on Winnipeg sale, relocation -
The sale of the Atlanta Thrashers and the team's relocation to Winnipeg were both unanimously approved Wednesday by the NHL Board of Governors.

Arctic Ice Hockey -
For those interested in the new team in Winnipeg, here's our SBNation site, formerly known as Behind The Net.

Board of Governors approves changes to two rules -
NHL Board of Governors approves changes to two rules with regard to Boarding and Illegal Checks To Head.

A closer look at the NHL's trophy races - Yahoo! Sports
Who will win, and who should win.

Latest rumblings: Stars working on Richards; Bergenheim could test market - ESPN
The Dallas Stars remain hopeful in their efforts to move Brad Richards' rights in order to recoup some asset value.

Pittsburgh Penguins, Detroit Red Wings among 3 teams in hunt - ESPN
Jaromir Jagr appears NHL-bound and it's only a question of which team he'll sign with, his agent told on Tuesday morning.

An illustrated guide to the Bruins’ $156,679 Foxwoods bar tab - Puck Daddy
The Boston Bruins' post-Stanley Cup parade party at SHRINE at MGM Grand at Foxwoods has become the stuff of NHL legend. Zdeno Chara and the boys consumed $100,000 champagne and rang up a bar tab of $156,679.74, which included a tidy $24,869.80 in gratuity.