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Sabres Links: Capuano reportedly joining Sabres staff, Pu makes Canada camp

A former head coach could join Housley behind the bench next season

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Friedman: Jack Capuano will join Phil Housley’s staff (Sportsnet)
As usual there’s plenty of interesting information in Elliotte Friedman’s latest 30 Thoughts, but the Sabres tidbit comes in at No. 23. Friedman reports former Islanders head coach Jack Capuano is likely to join Housley’s staff and confirms goalie coach Andrew Allen has been retained by Buffalo.

New adidas jerseys debut, with few changes from the Sabres (

The Sabres and the league’s other 30 teams unveiled their new looks last night, and not surprisingly Buffalo made only a few changes. Unfortunately, there’s no royal blue, but Buffalo did eliminate the Reebok edge grey piping.

Cliff Pu makes Canada’s development camp roster (Buffalo News)
The best name in the Sabres system received good news yesterday, as he is one of 42 players selected to Canada’s development camp roster in preparation for the World Junior Championships in Buffalo later this year.

Minor tweaks equal big success for new jerseys (Two In The Box)

Chris Ostrander analyzed the new uniforms, coming to the conclusion that there’s more good than bad with this look.

Sabres could land strong defensive prospect in the draft (Buffalo Hockey Beat)

The Sabres still need to fix their blue line, and Joe Yerdon took a look at some of their options if they draft for need Friday.