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We're in the home stretch of the offseason now, folks, and that means we get more links, and some crazy ones as well. Bonus links in honor of taking Labor Day off.

Puck Daddy NHL Season Preview 2011-12: Buffalo Sabres - Puck Daddy
Puck Daddy's mammoth, action-infused preview of the Sabres upcoming season.

Kassian looking to find balance with the Sabres - National Post
Kassian will try to make the Buffalo Sabres out of training camp next month, but even if he is unsuccessful, logic suggests he will end up in uniform at some point this season. He has so much of what the Sabres seem to need, with a low salary cap hit off the ice and the lurking promise of a massive hit on the ice.

VIDEO: One-on-one with Buffalo Sabres prospect Zack Kassian - THN
Zack Kassian is certainly a Buffalo Sabres prospect who plays close to the edge, but his 77 points in 56 games last season also demonstrate a strong skill set. Ryan Kennedy caught up with Kassian to discuss the Windsor Spitfires dynasty and much more.

9/4 Recap: Boychuk bounced; Catenacci makes debut - SabresProspects.com
A Sabres prospect was thrown out of his first exhibition skate of the year for the third day in a row Sunday as Riley Boychuk earned a late ejection in Portland's 5-1 loss to Spokane at Everett's preseason tourney.

How much would you pay Brad Marchand? - Puck Daddy
Despite the points, when it comes to the restricted free agent's contract, the real issue is the value of intangibles.

Report: Flyers' GM Paul Holmgren injured in bike accident - NHL.com
Philadelphia Flyers general manager Paul Holmgren has been hospitalized after being involved in a bike accident, CSNPhilly.com reported Monday night.

VERSUS To Air Four NHL Pre-Season Games - Puck The Media
Here's the full NHL preseason broadcast schedule.

Talbot ready for other side of Flyers-Pens rivalry - NHL.com
When he realized he wasn't coming back to the Pens, Maxime Talbot prepared to continue his career elsewhere -- just not with the rival Flyers.

The organically fed, $37.5M superathlete who plays in his hometown beer league - thestar.com
Baseball long been a passion for NHL all-star and video-game cover boy Steven Stamkos.

Vancouver blasts NHL for lacking anti-riot strategy - The Globe and Mail
City review says pro hockey can’t be separated from the Stanley Cup lawlessness, urges league to work with communities to promote ‘peaceful’ celebrations.