Daily Links for Monday, January 30

With the All-Star festivities over, we'll slowly (and reluctantly) turn our attention back to the train wreck that is the Buffalo Sabres.

2012 NHL ALL-STAR WEEKEND - Buffalo Sabres
Sabres.com was in Ottawa Ontario for all the festivities from the 2012 All-Star weekend, and has the videos to prove it.

Add a star? Pominville likes status quo - The Buffalo News
Some notes from All-Star Weekend.

Buffalo's in a party mood - The Buffalo News
Team President Ted Black this weekend reiterated his desire to bring any and all of the NHL Big 3 galas to Buffalo as soon as possible.

From Here On Out - The Hosers
What to watch for the rest of the season.

1/28 Recap: Lepkowski lights lamp; Cat facing discipline - SabresProspects.com
Dan Catenacci will be facing suspension for a slew foot.

Team Chara rides Gaborik's hat trick to All-Star win - NHL.com
Typically after any game, win or lose, Boston captain Zdeno Chara is stone-faced and intense when he meets the media. Sunday night at Scotiabank Place, he was grinning from cheek to cheek.

Numbers tell the story of Daniel Alfredsson’s career - The Globe and Mail
The 133rd overall pick in 1994 draft was considered a long shot to make it.

Puck Daddy’s top 5 goals at the 2012 NHL All-Star Game - Puck Daddy
Like that October 28 game between the Philadelphia Flyers and the Winnipeg Jets, the 2012 NHL All-Star Game was a high-scoring affair full of beautifully executed offensive plays and a complete absence of defending.

Under-duress goalies find common ground at All-Star Game - NHL.com
At the All-Star Game, allowing three goals in a period was considered a good night, goalies had little trouble finding common ground.

NHL All-Star Game held in Ottawa a highlight for Ottawa Senators captain Daniel Alfredsson - ESPN
We interrupt your hockey news cycle dominated by concussions, a notable neck injury, the seemingly unending saga in Phoenix, a White House snub and the threat of a lockout to bring you the Great Daniel Alfredsson Love-In, aka, the 2012 NHL All-Star weekend.

Flyers’ Scott Hartnell falls down for charity, hangs with Sedins and chirps Phaneuf at All-Star Game - Puck Daddy
After this weekend I dislike Scott Hartnell quite a bit less.