Buffalo Sabres Daily Links: Ruff Wants Players To Go To Europe, Misses Roy

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

Sabres Links

  • Lindy Ruff would rather have his players go play in Europe than practice together here in Buffalo. [The Buffalo News]
  • It took a while to admit, but Ruff said that the team will miss Derek Roy, even if a trade was inevitable. [WGR]
  • Gilbert Perreault and Rene Robert unveiled the first two plaques at the new Sabres Alumni Plaza. [Sabres.com, The Buffalo News]
  • Heather, formerly of Top Shelf, thinks that everyone should just shut up about the lockout already. [Buffalo Wins]

Around the NHL

  • Another two hour bargaining session yesterday ended in nothing. [NHL.com]
  • Could the threat of replacement players end up breaking the NHLPA? [Puck Daddy]
  • Here's what the timeline looked like for the 2004-05 lockout, in case you wanted to relive that nightmare. [ESPN]
  • Should players be so outspoken about the lockout? [St. Louis Game Time]
  • Zdeno Chara is off to the KHL. I hope he loves it so much he never comes back. [SB Nation]
  • "How we built, and then promptly destroyed, Roberto Luongo." [Nucks Misconduct]