Daily Links for Monday, September 19

Don't forget, folks, if you live in the Buffalo area, today is Slug Appreciation Night at the Sabres store in the First Niagara Center. Wear Sabres gear with the slug logo and get a 41% discount on non-slug apparel.

Despite some new faces, head coach Lindy Ruff has decided to keep one line from last season intact during this year’s training camp.

Sabres defensemen wage a civil war - The Buffalo News
After only two days of training camp, it's become clear the Buffalo Sabres' defense corps will be a scrappy bunch. They're eager to scratch, claw and compete, do whatever they can to succeed. And that's just against each other.

Training camp musings as "Weekend at Northtown" concludes - 3rd Man In
Some observations from camp by Eric from 3MI.

All the details you need to take advantage of the 41% discount offered by the Slug Trade-In Program running today only at the Sabres store.

Crosby shows speed, intensity in contact-free practice - TSN
It took Sidney Crosby only a few seconds before he began skating with his accustomed bursts of speed and power, and he never took his foot off the accelerator during an extended practice that encouraged him and his team.

Will Kings fans forgive Drew Doughty for holding out? - Puck Daddy
Doughty sitting out part or all of training camp is looking more and more like a distinct possibility.

Brian Burke-Ron Wilson's prank war - THN
The Maple Leafs GM and coach have been messing with each other since their college days in Providence.

550 miles on a bike in two days? No problem says Webb, Lafontaine - NHL.com
What began as a laughable idea, though, is now a stark reality. Steve Webb and Pat LaFontaine are set to bike from Toronto to NYC for charity.