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Buffalo Sabres Daily Links: Training Camp Updates: Grigorenko, Gerbe, Vanek, Hecht

Good morning, internet! Here's your daily discussion thread of Buffalo Sabres and NHL news, collected from around the internet for your viewing pleasure.

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Sabres News

  • The Sabres worked on their power play yesterday, here's what all three units looked like. [WGR]
  • Ville Leino is finding instant chemistry with Mikhail Grigorenko. I'm just happy he found chemistry with anyone. []
  • Nathan Gerbe is practicing but not cleared for contact yet. [The Buffalo News]
  • Here's a rundown of all 9 Sabres defensemen vying for 7 (or possibly 8) NHL spots. [The Buffalo News]
  • Thomas Vanek blogs about the return of hockey and playing with Grigorenko. []
  • A six-point season preview featuring Billy Fucillo. [BSN]
  • Heather talks about her irrational love of Jochen Hecht. [Buffalo Wins]
  • Are you sorry that you can't help but dive right back in to hockey without feeling guilty? [Queen City Sports]

Around the NHL

  • The Red Wings have named Henrik Zetterberg their captain [] while the Flyers have named Claude Giroux theirs. []
  • The NHL and NHLPA have agreed to allow teams to have one compliance buyout this week, so Scott Gomez and Wade Redden won't be sent home in bubble wrap for the entire season. [Puck Daddy]
  • A rookie preview which includes Marcus Foligno and Mikhail Grigorenko. [TSN]
  • The top 10 storylines of this season. [The Hockey Writers]
  • And seven goalies/goaltending situations to watch in 2013. [ESPN]
  • Is it too early to start thinking about the 2013 draft? Not when Central Scouting has released updated midseason rankings. [SB Nation]