Daily Links for Sunday, December 4

The Sabres wlecomed back Ryan Miller last night, and Jordan Tootoo welcomed him back by trying to run him off the ice like Milan Lucic did. Unfortunately for Nashville, Buffalo responded a little differently. Mostly by trying to beat the living crap out of Tootoo and winning the game.

Sabres 3, Predators 2: Ryan Miller stonewalls Nashville - On the Forecheck
Ryan Miller stole the show in his return to the ice for the Buffalo Sabres tonight, turning aside 32 shots (and a flying Tootoo) to send the Nashville Predators to their third straight loss at Bridgestone Arena.

Ryan Miller summed up his return to the ice in one word.

Lindy's video rant on Tootoo: 'It's a joke' - Sabres Edge
Lindy Ruffs post-game news conference Saturday night in Nashville lasted less than a minute but he sure made his point about the Jordan Tootoo-Ryan Miller incident.

West Seneca's Mueller gets call for other blue and gold against hometown team - The Buffalo News
Friends and family in Western New York are big backers of the Sabres, just like Mueller was while growing up. But after getting called up from the minor leagues late Friday night, Mueller is bleeding the blue and gold of the Predators, not the Sabres.

Latest NHL radical realignment plan breaks up Southeast Div. - Puck Daddy
Under this proposal, every team in the League will play home and home at least once every season. The first two rounds of the Stanley Cup Playoffs would be played within each division/conference, pumping up regional rivalries.

Weekes: Burke adjusted in retooling Maple Leafs -NHl.com
This year, for Burke, things have been different.

Games Animator Blames Ridiculous NHL Promotion for Vaporized Profits - Kotaku
"A company that supplies 3D mapping technology for games like Call of Duty and Assassin's Creed saw a £3 million drop in its profits this year, and blamed the fact it spent way too much time animating a bunch of dumbass superheroes Stan Lee thought up for the National Hockey League."