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Sabres Links: Girgensons on top of voting still, Draisaitl heading back to WHL, Kaleta explains self-inflicted punch

After being a healthy scratch in some recent games, Leon Draisaitl was sent back to the WHL by Edmonton. Unlike the Sabres, they burned a year of their pick's ELC.

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Sabres Links

  • With two days left in the voting process, Zemgus Girgensons still leads in All-Star voting [TSN]
  • We got an explanation on why Patrick Kaleta punched himself in the face [Buffalo Hockey Beat]
  • Prospect Report: Anthony Florentino ends ten-game scoreless streak, Cal Petersen makes 28 saves in a loss [Sabres Prospects]

Around The League

  • The Oilers are expected to send Leon Draisaitl back to the WHL [Sportsnet]
  • Craig MacTavish turned over full coaching duties to Todd Nelson [Globe & Mail]
  • Glare could led to the NHL delaying the start of the Winter Classic [Pro Hockey Talk]
  • Devils veterans could be moved in order for the team to be more competitive for a top pick [The Hockey News]