Daily Links for Thursday, December 29

The Buffalo Sabres continue to have an inability to win back-to-back games. I suppose they'll try again on Friday and Saturday.

Solid Effort by New Jersey Devils Earned 3-1 Win Over Buffalo Sabres - In Lou We Trust
The New Jersey Devils actually got a 3-1 lead over the Buffalo Sabres heading into the third period and kept it to win. This recap goes over the team's solid effort, Petr Sykora, Ilya Kovalchuk, Zach Parise, Martin Brodeur, special teams, and more.

From the dressing room following the Sabres' loss to New Jersey - Sabres Edge - The Buffalo News
NEWARK, N.J. -- The Sabres dropped a 3-1 decision to New Jersey, their fourth defeat in five games. Here's what they had to say about it.

Gerbe stays upbeat during recovery - The Buffalo News
Nathan Gerbe had no desire to sit idly by this month while trying to recover from a concussion. He couldn't do much physically, but the Sabres' forward had an eager mind. He filled his time learning all he could about his ailment.

Armia shines as Finns win - SabresProspects.com
Joel Armia scored two goals including the game winner Wednesday and added an assist as Finland shook off a loss in their World Junior Championship opener with a 4-1 victory over Team USA.

An awful month for NHL concussions - Red Light
61 NHL players had suffered concussions as of the holiday break in the schedule. Compare that total with the 44 last season during an even longer period: through January 3.

Finland strikes for three in third to upset U.S. - NHL.com
Finland uses three-goal third to upset U.S.

The 2011 People of the Year in Hockey Broadcasting - Puck The Media
This is a list of people who made waves in the hockey broadcasting world this year.

Puck Daddy’s 2011-12 Midseason Fantasy Hockey Awards - Puck Daddy
For all you fantasy geeks out there (myself included).

Puck Daddy’s 10 most shocking moments of 2011 - Puck Daddy
Some humorous moments here and some tragic, but all of them were shocking.