Buffalo Sabres Daily Links: Trying To Take Eighth Place Edition

The Buffalo Sabres are set to take on the New York Rangers at Madison Square Garden on Friday and if everything aligns correctly, the Sabres could be the sole holder of eighth place in the Eastern Conference and within striking distance of seventh place. Granted, the stars really have to align correctly for all of that to happen. Here are the links.

- Previews for tonight's game: [Sabres.com, NHL.com, Blueshirt Banter]

- In case you missed it last night, the Capitals lost to the Flyers in a shootout [Broad Street Hockey, Japers' Rink, NHL.com Highlights]

- The Buffalo Sabres focus on defense has been a main reason for their success [Buffalo News]

- Buffalo Wins gives their five reasons why the Sabres have turned their season around [Buffalo Wins]

- With the turnaround of the season, some of the midseason memes are starting to die [Buffalo Sabres Nation]

- After Duncan Keith elbowed Daniel Sedin in the head on Wednesday night, the league wants to have a personal meeting with him. [Pro Hockey Talk]

- The Vancouver Canucks are none too pleased with the officiating from Wednesday night's game either [Vancouver Sun]

- What would the playoff race look like if that realignment plan was in effect for this year. Sabres fans probably wouldn't be freaking out as much about making the playoffs [Puck Daddy]

- Alexander Radulov scored in his NHL return in the Predators 5-1 loss to the Penguins on Thursday [On The Forecheck]