Buffalo Sabres Daily Links: Stanley Cup Finals Begin

Here's your daily dose of Buffalo Sabres tidbits and nitpicks, on this, the day the Stanley Cup Finals finally get under way.

- Which team should Sabres fans root for in the Finals and why? [Buffalo Wins]

- A season in review for Derek Roy. [Sabre Noise]

- The 8th Scouting Session with Jeremy White and Kris Baker focuses on American-born players. [WGR]

- The Sabres have been confirmed as having two meetings thus far with defensive prospect Cody Ceci. [Ottawa Citizen]

NHL Playoff News:

- No matter what the outcome of the Final, Martin Brodeur plans on playing again next season. [NHL.com]

- Brodeur and the long, winding road to the Cup. [Grantland]

- Kings coach Darryl Sutter is really, really superstitious. [Globe & Mail]

- The Kings [ESPN] and Devils [ESPN] by the numbers.

- Odd that the two teams bidding for Ilya Kovalchuk's services a few summers ago are now facing each other in the Finals. [TSN]

- It's American captain versus American captain for the title [NHL.com] but which captain is better? [Puck Daddy]

- Doc Emrick tops SI's media power rankings. [SI.com]

- Should penalties from the end of one playoff game carry over into the next? [Backhand Shelf]

Around the NHL:

- The Blackhawks resigned defenseman Johnny Oduya. [Puck Daddy]

- Five Senators that could be traded this offseason. [Ottawa Sun]