Buffalo Sabres Daily Links: No Hockey Tonight

Happy Friday, folks! Her are your daily Buffalo Sabres tidbits in order to fuel your weekend festivities.

- What do the advanced stats say about Derek Roy? [WGR]

- Brian Duff gives his look around the league. [Sabres.com]

- Why Bulldog wishes the Sabres were more like the Flyers. [WGR]

- Are you suffering from Playoff-itis? [The Puck Stops Here]

- Jerome Gauthier-Leduc is still tearing up the playoffs. [Sabres Prospects]

- A look at what the Sabres may do with their second of two first round picks. [Sabre Noise]

NHL Playoff News:

- The rise of shot-blocking is bad. Very bad. [SI.com]

- CapitalsBraden Holtby takes time from preparing for Game 7 at MSG to become a father. [Puck Daddy]

- Ron MacLean and CBC’s statement on last night’s 9/11 comparison isn’t exactly an apology. [Backhand Shelf]

- Hockey's all-time best toothless smiles. [SI.com]

- BEARD WATCH. [Puck Daddy]

Around the NHL:

- The Ducks have signed Bruce Boudreau for two more years. [NHL.com]

- Ryan Suter remains cryptic about his future. [Globe & Mail]