Daily Links for Tuesday, August 23

In the interest of having nothing to write here, I'll offer this question: If you switched the Sidney Crosby/concussion recovery story to a Tom Brady/concussion recovery story, what do you think the over/under on ESPN reports per day would be? Would Ed Werder be sleeping outside Brady's house?

Turning Points in New York Islanders History: Milbury Fires Darcy Regier - Lighthouse Hockey
Going through New York Islanders history, an often-overlooked turning point is the day new GM Mike Milbury fired long-time exec Darcy Regier, who would go on to modest success in Buffalo.

My ode to Chris Drury - Buffalo Wins
Joe's ode to Chris Drury.

Who will score 20 in 2011-12, and Don Cherry’s Record - BSN
BSN tries to predict which Sabres will core 20 goals this season.

Catenacci convo continues - SabresProspects.com
If Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds GM Kyle Dubas isn't feeling the heat from the Dan Catenacci trade demand now, wait until next week when training camp begins.

10 newcomers being counted on to make impact - NHL.com
A fair share of NHL players changed addresses during the offseason -- NHL.com takes a look at 10 of them who will be counted upon heavily.

Ranking the goaltending revamps in the NHL - Puck Daddy
At the end of this 5-team shuffle, there are some that clearly have upgraded their goaltending and some that have seen a down grade.

The line between professionalism and pettiness - Silver Seven
The Ottawa Sun's Bruce Garrioch has shown he can write with the professionalism befitting a person in his line of work, but at times simply chooses not to.

2011-12 rookie crop could top last season's strong group - USATODAY.com
Andy Miele was the best player in college hockey last season and he might have a shot to be one of the best rookies in the NHL this season.