Buffalo Sabres Daily Links: Alumni Plaza, French Connection Statue To Be Unveiled Tonight

Here's your daily discussion thread full of Buffalo Sabres and NHL news, culled from around the internet for your viewing pleasure.

Sabres News

  • The Sabres will dedicate their new Alumni Plaza and unveil the new French Connection statue that goes along with it in a ceremony tonight at the FNC at 7pm. [Sabres.com, The Buffalo News]
  • A neat article on Jerry McKenna, the sculptor who created the French Connection Statue and his process. [Sabres.com]
  • Time Warner Cable will show 16 Amerks games this year, starting with the Oct 19 game against Grand Rapids. [The Buffalo News]
  • Lindy Ruff and Darcy Regier have been keeping busy during the lockout. [WGR]/

Around the NHL

  • Kings reporter Rich Hammond was told to stop interviewing players during the lockout. Um, what? [Jewels From The Crown]

  • Two more days of CBA negotiations have come to a close. [NHL.com]

  • Would NBA or MLB make a good CBA model for the NHL? [Sporting News]

  • What we lost when the NHL lost opening night. [Puck Daddy]
  • A guide to the six people you meet in lockout hell. [Grantland]
  • EA Sports and ESPN are simming the NHL season while we're locked out, and here's the results from week 1. [ESPN]