Daily Links for Thursday, October 20

The Sabres are at it again tonight against Florida. And let's hope Ville Leino has a good game, since he's the focus of today's links, and not in a good way.

THE CUTTING EDGE - Buffalo Sabres
The Sabres have brought in a skating coach this season, hiring renowned high performance technical power skating instructor Dawn Braid.

Leino Finding His Place In Buffalo - WGR 550
After signing a rich six year contract in the off-season, Leino has gotten off to a slow start with one goal and no assists in five games. He knows that he needs to step up his game.

Five NHL free agents off to stumbling starts - Puck Daddy
Ville Leino is public enemy #1.

Nathan Gerbe SVU - YouTube
Nathan Gerbe('s name) made a cameo appearance on last night's Law & Order: SVU as the Sabres leader in penalty minutes. Ice-T's reaction is priceless.

More Sabres News:

Miller Thievery - Shutdown Pair
There used to be a vocal minority of Miller detractors, and one of their favorite songs to sing was Miller never steals games!

LET'S GO BUFF-A-LO! And Also Drew Stafford - Top Shelf
Drew Stafford has been jumping out at Heather. Not literally though, that would be weird.

Around the NHL:

Capitals, Flyers summer overhauls have paid off - NHL.com
The top teams in the East last season spent the offseason retooling and have started the 2011-12 campaign strong.

What Has Happened to Alex Ovechkin?: A Fan's Take - Yahoo! Sports
A lifelong Capitals fan ponders what's up with the Great Eight.

Bright: Finding Space For Schenn Is A Gift Not A Curse For Flyers - Philly Sports Daily
Schenn was recalled from the Adirondack Phantoms on Wednesday, but the question remains where he will fit in to the Flyers' plan.

Will Lou get his groove back? - The Globe and Mail
The Globe Hockey Roundtable talk Canucks, Habs and Leafs.

The New York Rangers victory hat is just about perfect - Puck Daddy
After his shutout victory over the Vancouver Canucks on Tuesday night, New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist spoke to the media while wearing a stylish fedora.