Buffalo Sabres Daily Links: It's A Bad Day For A Lockout

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

- The Sabres organization could sense that a lockout was inevitable. [Tonawanda News]

- Ryan Miller say that we don't want to go down the same path. [WGR]

- Buffalo has sent all their eligible players to Rochester including Marcus Foligno and Cody Hodgson. [Tonawanda News]

Around the NHL:

- Shane Doan agreed to a four year deal to stay in Phoenix. [NHL.com]

- Other extensions yesterday include Kari Lehtonen in Dallas for five years [NHL.com] Alex Burrows in Vancouver for four years [NHL.com] and John Carlson for six years in Washington. [NHL.com]

- With CBA negotiations never really reaching the level of anything meaningful, NHL owners and the NHLPA are preparing their respective game plans for a lockout, scheduled to take affect Saturday. Hockey fans are similarly gathering their troops together. [SB Nation]

- The rules of a lockout. [ESPN]

- Should Gary Bettman excuse himself from CBA negotiations? [CBC Sports]