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Sabres Links: Callahan signs in Tampa, Gaborik signs in LA, Penguins name Johnston coach

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It was a busy day in the NHL yesterday as teams worked hard to get their ducks in a row before Friday's draft and free agency next week. Yesterday was the first day of the contact window, where agents can start talking to teams about individual players.

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Sabres Links

  • Hamilton: Recent history says the Sabres should be good at #2 [WGR 550]
  • The Sabres recent drafts have yielded some strong talent and some notable misses [Buffalo Hockey Beat]

Around The League

  • The Penguins named Mike Johnston their next head coach [Pittsburgh Post-Gazette]
  • Forget the Ryan Callahan to the Sabres rumors, as he signed a new six-year deal to stay in Tampa [Tampa Bay Times]
  • The Kings signed Marian Gaborik to a seven-year extension [TSN]
  • Garth Snow is once again doing everything he can to make sure the pick he sent the Sabres isn't high, and that includes making a run at Brad Richards and Matt Niskanen [Pro Hockey Talk]
  • Ryan Miller was reportedly contacted by Vancouver yesterday [Pro Hockey Talk]
  • After acquiring his negotiating rights from Columbus, Edmonton signed Nikita Nikitin to a two-year nine million dollar deal [Edmonton Sun]