Buffalo Sabres Daily Links: Summertime, And The Surveys Are Easy

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

- Here's an explanation of what the Sabres prospects went through with their Navy SEALs program. [Sabres.com]

- Year Two of Pegula's three year plan came with less pomp than Year One, but it will hopefully bring better results.

- Mikhail Grigorenko was offered a big contract from the KHL, as expected. [BSN]

- Don't forget to take the DBTB Summer Survey if you haven't already. It will really help us plan our coverage for the future! [DBTB]

Around the NHL:

- The NHL has fired the first salvo in the CBA negotiations. [TSN]

- The whole league is waiting on Shane Doan. [WGR]

- What if Rick Nash isn’t traded before Columbus Blue Jackets’ training camp? [Puck Daddy]

- Mike Green has rejected the Washington Capitals qualifying offer. [NHL.com]

- On playing with fear, and why "goons" still exist in hockey today. [Backhand Shelf]