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Sabres training camp opened yesterday and continues today, and we've got plenty of links for ya right here.

OPEN FOR BUSINESS - Buffalo Sabres
The Buffalo Sabres took the ice today for the first time during the 2011-12 season as training camp officially opened up in Amherst, N.Y.

Sabres hire Numminen as third assistant coach - Sabres Edge
Late in Teppo Numminens playing career, the Sabres looked at him as another coach on the ice, a wise veteran who could teach on the fly. Numminen's career as an actual coach began today when the Sabres started training camp.

Roy eager to get back to work for Sabres - The Buffalo News
As eager as the fans are for hockey to start — and the season kicks off today with the first practice of training camp — it'd be hard to find anyone more ready than Roy.

Rumor Roundup: Sabres uncapped? - THN
How will Buffalo shave salary? Is Turris looking for a trade? Could L.A. and Doughty break off talks?

Sabres Kotalik Has Changed - WGR 550
When Kotalik got the news that his oldest childhood friend was on the KHL Lokomotiv plane that crashed, it changed him.

No contact, but Crosby able to skate at top speed Saturday - NHL.com
Sidney Crosby skated at full speed Saturday, the first time he’s done that since a January concussion ended his 2010-11 campaign.

Jaromir Jagr’s orange and black NHL comeback - Puck Daddy
Jaromir Jagr skated hard into the corner, stopped, spun and sent a sharp pass to the front of the crease. The moves were vintage; the aesthetics were bizarre.

Hockey fever comes early in Winnipeg - The Globe and Mail
Fans turn out for first practice to cheer on their Jets.