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Sabres Links: Lafontaine gone, Nolan offered extension, Stewart could be moved

I'm not sure anyone really knows what is happening with the Sabres anymore. All we know is that it is strange. At least it's interesting.

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Sabres Links

  • Pat Lafontaine has resigned as Sabres president of hockey operations, only three months after accepting the position [TSN]
  • Ted Nolan has been offered a three year extension according to Paul Hamilton [Twitter]
  • A good portion of the situation falls on Pat Lafontaine according to Adam Benigni's sources, who also confirmed that Nolan is in contract negotiations [Twitter]
  • Sabres players shocked by Lafontaine's resignation [Buffalo News]
  • Gleason: Dysfunction returns to Sabres front office [Buffalo News]
  • The Sabres could trade newly acquired Chris Stewart before the deadline according to Pierre Lebrun [TSN]
  • More details have come out about the conditional pick, including the fact that the Sabres would give the Blues a second or third round pick if the Sabres get a 2014 first round pick [ESPN]
  • Ryan Miller and Steve Ott will make their St. Louis debuts today against Phoenix []
  • William Carrier possesses size and skill [Buffalo Hockey Beat]
  • If Jaroslav Halak and Stewart do stay, they will wear the new Sabres jerseys that equipment manager David Williams put together yesterday. Halak is wearing 41, while Stewart has 80 [Twitter]
  • History played a factor in the Ryan Miller trade [SB Nation]
  • White: The next chapter for the Sabres [WGR 550]

    Around The League

  • The Penguins are very interested in Ryan Kesler according to Rob Rossi [Twitter]
  • Eddie Lack will start in net for Vancouver in the Heritage Classic, not Roberto Luongo [Pro Hockey Talk]
  • The Blackhawks beat the Penguins 5-1 at Soldier Field [TSN]
  • Jaromir Jagr became only the seventh player to reach 700 goals yesterday [Sportsnet]
  • Travis Homonic suspended one game, Islanders coach Jack Capuano fined []