Daily Links for Monday, September 26

The Sabres finally suffered a loss last night to Columbus after playing their fourth game in five days.

Blue Jackets 4, Sabres 1 - Buffalo Sabres
Dane Byers had a goal and two assists to lead the Columbus Blue Jackets to a 4-1 preseason victory over the Buffalo Sabres on Sunday.

Boyes Suspended - WGR 550
The NHL has suspended Sabres forward Brad Boyes for two preseason games.

Sabres' Ellis in a battle for last spot - The Buffalo News
It takes a lot to get Matt Ellis down. About the only things that match his work ethic are the frequency of his smiles and the positivity of his attitude.

SabresProspects Three Stars of the Week (9/25/11) - SabresProspects.com
Who were the best Sabres prospects this week?

Camp Tour: Jagr wants to prove Flyers' faith in him wasn't a mistake - ESPN
There has always been something guileless about Jaromir Jagr. Unfiltered. Transparent. He may have had his detractors over the years, but with Jagr, what you see is what you get.

30 Teams In 30 Days: Washington Capitals - TSN
There's never a shortage of storylines where the Capitals are concerned.

Blackhawks considering Kane at center - NHL.com
The Hawks considered shifting Patrick Kane to center several years back. Without a solid #2 pivot at the moment it appears they'll look at him again.

Why haven’t advanced stats caught on in the NHL? - The Globe and Mail
NHL insiders asked why team executives aren’t relying more on the numbers game.