Buffalo Sabres Daily Links: Training Camp Opens, Sabres Re-sign Jochen Hecht

Good morning, internet! Here's your daily discussion thread of Buffalo Sabres and NHL news, collected from around the internet for your viewing pleasure.

Sabres News

  • The Sabres have brought back Jochen Hecht on a one-year, $1 million deal. He says he's healthy and ready to go. [WGR]
  • Watch Lindy Ruff's interview after Day One of camp. [Sabres.com]
  • Mikhail Grigorenko shook off the nerves for his first day of camp in Buffalo. [WGR] And Lindy Ruff wants Grigs to force him to keep the youngster on the squad. [Buffalo Hockey Beat]
  • If you missed our schedule analysis yesterday or want to read more, you can find a few of them here. [Sabres.com, The Buffalo News, Buffalo Hockey Beat]
  • Should the Sabres be interested in making some trades, here are some likely partners. [Sabres Everywhere]
  • So far the Sabres haven't done much to entice their fans back to the arena. Do they need to do more? [Queen City Sports]
  • Why Brian Burke was fired and Darcy Regier wasn't. [Kukla's Korner]
  • A great article on NHL real estate development across the league, with a focus on what Buffalo is doing down at the harbor. [The Atlantic Cities]

Around the NHL

  • This article on the little things in the CBA that may have gone unnoticed is definitely worth a read. [Puck Daddy]
  • Fans turned out in record numbers yesterday as camps opened around the league. [SB Nation]
  • Dates to watch on this year's schedule. [ESPN]
  • Scott Gomez has been put in bubble wrap by the Habs - he was told to go home and not play hockey so he can be bought out next summer. [NHL.com]
  • The Rangers re-signed RFA Michael Del Zotto. [TSN]
  • Can the Senators build on last year’s unexpected success? [Globe & Mail]

  • Here are the winners and losers of this year's NBC/NHLN broadcast schedule. [Puck Daddy]