Daily Links for Friday, February 3

Happy Friday, folks.

Derek Roy never figured struggling Sabres would fall to 27th in NHL scoring - Sabres Edge
The Buffalo Sabres, after getting shut out for the second time in seven games Wednesday, rank 27th in the NHL in scoring. There's no excuse for that, center Derek Roy said today.

Sabres Send McNabb Back. Ennis Sick - WGR 550
After missing eight games with a concussion the Sabres have sent Brayden McNabb back to Rochester.

AROUND THE NHL - Buffalo Sabres
With just over three weeks to go until the trade deadline, it’s been interesting to see the landscape change with some recent contract signings.

The Curious Case of Derek Roy - Puck Over The Glass
Roy is one of the top guns who we should be looking at to score the big goals but he hasn't been doing it.

Depth improved with Ennis playing center - Two in the Box
Maybe Lindy Ruff had reached the end of his rope when he decided to skate Tyler Ennis at center, earlier this week. Whether or not that was the case, it is looking like the right decision.

Expect Proactive Approach From Holmgren In Search For Blueline Help - SB Nation Philly
Paul Holmgren has always taken a proactive approach to filling what he believes are his club's biggest needs, and he would do well to do the same by getting blueline help in advance of the February 27 trade deadline.

Adding Firepower: Who Should The New York Rangers Target At The Deadline? - Blueshirt Banter
Who do you think the Rangers should target at the Trade Deadline? Come discuss it here

VIDEO: Brian Burke Says There's 'A Lot Of Support' For Gay NHL Players - SBNation.com
Brian Burke has been at the forefront of the equal rights movement in hockey, mostly due to the work of his late son, Brendan.

The Brooklyn Islanders? Not likely. - SI.com
Don't expect the Brooklyn Islanders to work.

Nathan Horton yet to resume physical activity - Boston.com
Nathan Horton will miss his third straight game tonight because of a concussion. Horton has yet to begin off-ice workouts because of his symptoms, which include headaches.

The 7 NHL stars that have yet to score an empty net goal (Update: Make It Six) - Puck Daddy
Here are The Seven NHL Stars That Have Yet To Score An Empty Net Goal (in the regular season, mind you).