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Daily Links for Friday, August 5

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Happy Friday everyone! I'll be taking the next week off to go on vacation, so I'll see ya'll when we're one week closer to the start of hockey. Go Sabres.

OIL KING EYES NATIONAL STAGE - Buffalo Sabres
Mark Pysyk looks to make Team Canada's 2012 WJC Squad.

Junior Sabres make Peca their GM - The Buffalo News
The Buffalo Junior Sabres announced that former Sabres captain Michael Peca will become the organization's new general manager.

My Reaction to The Sabres Free Agent Frenzy - Buffalo Wins
Alex from Buffalo Wins gives some more thoughts on the Sabres newest acquisitions.

The youth will be served - Two Minutes for Roughing
It might still be early days to start throwing about terms like ‘legacy’ and ‘dynasty’, but the foundations are being set.

Lifestyles of the Rich and Roy-Z - Shots off the Crossbar
Have you seen Derek Roy's "Cribs" episode?

Sean Avery arrested in LA on battery charges against cop - Puck Daddy
Well, this will bring the haters out: Sean Avery(notes) of the New York Rangers was arrested and charged with battery on a police officer early Friday morning.

Blackhawks sign Sharp to five-year extension - NHL.com
The Chicago Blackhawks have agreed to terms with forward and alternate captain Patrick Sharp on a five-year contract extension.

What will Weber’s record $7.5M arbitration mean for the Leafs? - thestar.com
Agent Don Meehan said nothing should be read into the fact that Schenn’s name is still not on a contract this deep into the summer.

Have Recent Re-signings Set the Market for Jordan Staal? - PensBurgh
Brooks Laich ($4.5 million) and Patrick Sharp ($5.9 million) have stayed with their teams and probably have set the market for Jordan Staal. The Penguins can not sign the young center until next July 1, but they need to start thinking about how he slots into the long-term payroll.

Florida Panthers offer ‘visiting fans not welcome’ section - Puck Daddy
The Florida Panthers latest attempt to attract fans to the free-agent jigsaw puzzle that is next year's team? The Florida Panthers Red Zone, where no visiting fans will be allowed to sit.