Daily Links for Saturday, January 28
With All-Star Weekend upon us, it's all Jason Pominville, all the time in terms of Buffalo Sabres sports stories. Oh, and we can all watch Luke Adam (self-admittedly) embarrass himself in the hardest shot competition tonight.
Pominville Ready For Another Late Playoff Push - WGR 550
While the Buffalo Sabres find themselves struggling to stay in the Eastern Conference playoff chase, Jason Pominville is enjoying personal success this season.
No car, no problem for Pominville - The Buffalo News
Pominville, the Sabres' leading scorer with 47 points in 49 games, was selected 36th overall (third-to-last player taken) during the draft by Team Alfredsson.
A Known Unknown - The Goose's Roost
How much do you really know about Jason Pominville?
Adam draws hardest-shot spot - The Buffalo News
Luke Adam repeatedly made himself very clear. The Buffalo Sabres' rookie is thrilled to be part of NHL All-Star Weekend, but he doesn't want to embarrass himself competing against the best in the world. So, along those lines, he wanted to do anything in the Skills Competition tonight except the hardest-shot contest.
Team Chara, Team Alfredsson select Skills lineups - NHL.com
Team Chara, Team Alfredsson select Skills lineups
For the second straight year, Phil Kessel’s pathos is captured on cell phone camera (Video) - Puck Daddy
In what's becoming an All-Star weekend tradition, we got our annual moment of hilarious Phil Kessel-related pathos captured on a cell phone camera, as Lupul took a photo of Kessel's name on the board and sent it to his linemate:
All-star showcase for fans, city - The Globe and Mail
While game itself is oft-criticized, interest in lead-up events offers sizable financial benefits.
Ryan Suter Trade Rumors Heating Up After All-Star Weekend Comments - SBNation.com
Nashville Predators defenseman Ryan Suter put the ball in the court of his general manager, David Poile, by telling writers at the All-Star Game that he doesn't plan on signing with the team before the trade deadline.
Perhaps The One Thing Gary Bettman, Joffrey Lupul Have In Common - SBNation.com