Buffalo Sabres Daily Links: Flyers Lose Another Defender

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

- Will the Sabres be a playoff team this season? [Sabre Noise]

- What are the players saying about the potential lockout? [The Puck Stops Here]

- Joel Armia's Finland defeated Team USA to close out the US National Junior Evaluation Camp. [Sabres Prospects]

Around the NHL:

- Flyers defender Andreas Lilja will have surgery that will keep him out four months. [Puck Daddy]

- Their new acquisitions have the Hurricanes optimistic. [NHL.com]

- An older and wiser Dallas Stars team hopes to make a playoff push next year. [SB Nation]

- Scott Burnside thinks that fans should bolt if another lockout happens. [ESPN]

- The NHL has a lot of leeway when it comes to the Winter Classic in case of a lockout. [Globe & Mail]