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Sabres Links: Ennis wins gold, Eichel wins bronze, Babcock talking to Sharks and Blues

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Two Sabres (well, one isn't a Sabre just yet) skated away with hardware around their neck yesterday.

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Sabres Links

  • Tyler Ennis scored a goal and an assist as Canada defeated Russia 6-1 to earn the Gold Medal at Worlds [TSN]
  • St. Louis and San Jose are emerging as new possible candidates for Mike Babcock [M Live]
  • Jack Eichel had an assist as the US defeated the Czech to win bronze [TSN]
  • Former Sabre Michael Peca was blindsides by his financial adviser, who is accused of stealing $15 million from Peca and others [Buffalo News]

Around The League

  • Anaheim defeated Chicago 4-1 in the first game of the Western Conference finals [NHL.com]
  • The Sharks will have a second interview with Peter DeBoer, while Randy Carlyle, Dan Bylsma, and Dave Lowry are also in the mix according to Darren Dreger [Twitter]
  • The Maple Leafs will talk to Sault St. Marie coach Sheldon Keefe about possibly coaching either the Leafs or the Marlies [Sportsnet]
  • Blue Jackets defenseman Mike Reilly looks to be exploring his options, as he likely won't sign his entry-level deal with the team [Blue Jackets Xtra]