Daily Links for Saturday, November 5

After a solid win against Calgary at home, Buffalo heads out to Ottawa tonight for their first game this season against the Senators.

Jhonas Enroth made 29 saves to lift the Buffalo Sabres to a 2-1 win over the Calgary Flames on Friday night.

HAMILTON: Live From The Center - WGR 550
Paul Hamilton's in-game thoughts from last night.

Tropp arrives at his preferred destination - The Buffalo News
Corey Tropp knew he was driving his car somewhere. He just didn't know if he was going to head to Binghamton or Buffalo.

Divisional rivals face off as Senators host Sabres - NHL.com
Both teams enter play Saturday with 14 points, five behind Toronto for the lead in both the division and the Eastern Conference.

More Sabres Links:

Hradek: Goalie issues in Buffalo, Vancouver on radar - NHL.com
NHL Network's EJ Hradek tackles the weekend's biggest stories, including Miller/Enroth.

Ryan Miller, Booing, and Winning - Top Shelf
Why boo? Should you boo? Boo on you.

11/4 Recap: Sundher, Lieuwen continue Western cruise - SabresProspects.com
Kevin Sundher continued his strong start Friday with a pair of assists as Victoria edged Vancouver, 2-1.

Around the NHL:

When the policemen fail to do the policing - Silver Seven
On how a failure to suspend offences results in players feeling a need to police themselves.

Why The Penalty Shot Is The Most Exciting Play In Hockey, And Why The Shootout Is Not - SBNation.com
The penalty shot is the most exciting play in hockey for a whole host of reasons, but the notion that those reasons carry over to the shootout? Yeah, not true.

Stunning Numbers: Kessel rules, Detroit struggles, Jackets stink - Puck Daddy
Stunning Numbers is an occasional look at stats and figures from around the NHL. All numbers are through Thursday (Nov. 3) games.

San Jose Sharks players give Joe Thornton woolly mammoth tusk as gift - San Jose Mercury News
The Sharks held a brief ceremony on Thursday honoring captain Joe Thornton for reaching the 1,000-game milestone Oct. 21 in San Jose's 3-2 overtime victory in New Jersey.

WHL: Even put into context, Etem’s start is tough to match - Buzzing The Net
In case you wondered how good Emerson Etem's early-season goal-scoring tear is, yeah, it's really good.