Buffalo Sabres Daily Links: FNC Gets A Facelift

Here's your daily roundup of Buffalo Sabres news and notes. Remember Terry Pegula? The guy with lots of money? Just when you're done thinking about him for a little while, he goes and buys 90,000 sq feet of new grass to put outside his F'N Center.

- Terry Pegula is paying for brand new sod and trees to be planted along the waterfront outside the FNC, replacing the current "abandoned lots" that are so reminiscent of Buffalo. Sabres.com]

- The sixth Scouting Session with Jeremy White and Kris Baker looks at what will happen if the Sabres keep both first round draft picks. [WGR]

- We're getting into some serious supplemental discipline changes here. Like, dissertation-level serious. [The Hosers]

- Ubiquitous Twitter presence @FakeDarcy has won Artvoice's Best Twitter Feed Award for 2012. Here is his acceptance speech. [Buffalo Wins]

- BSN is trying to eradicate the last of the slug logo. [BSN]

NHL Playoff News:

- The Kings domination continued last night with a 4-0 rout of Phoenix. [NHL.com]

- The Coyotes may have some suspensions coming for these two hits. [Backhand Shelf]

- The Kings have been finding new ways to dominate with their NHL record 7th-straight road playoff win. [ESPN]

- Coyotes goalie Mike Smith expects more from his teammates. [NHL.com]

- Scotty Bowman knows where the defensive style that is killing the entertainment value of the NHL playoffs comes from but he doesn't know if it can be stamped out. [Globe & Mail]

- The myth of the shot blocking problem. [THN]

Around the NHL:

- The US team is off to its best start in 73 years at the IIHF World Championship. [USA Today]

- Todd McLellan will return as San Jose Sharks head coach with new assistants. [Puck Daddy]

- The offseason game plan for the Winnipeg Jets. [TSN]

- The best and worst homemade Stanley Cups. [MTV]