Daily Links for Tuesday, December 13

Buffalo is back in action tonight at home against Ottawa. They should be getting some reinforcements tonight in the form of Paul Gaustad, Patrick Kaleta, and possibly Mike Weber, but will that be enough to stop Buffalo's blues at home?

Sabres continue homestand against Sens - Buffalo Sabres
Tuesday's matchup is the third of six meetings between these Northeast Division rivals, who square off two more times in December.

Sabres get healthier, set to get reinforcements - Sabres Edge
Defenseman Mike Weber and forwards Paul Gaustad and Patrick Kaleta participated fully in practice today. Coach Lindy Ruff said both forwards might play against Ottawa on Tuesday, while Weber told The News he is cleared to return.

The Curious Case Of Shaone Morrisonn - WGR 550
What happened to Shaone Morrisonn? Why is he buried in the minors?

It’s only mid-December, but the Buffalo Sabres are about to begin as important a 10-day stretch of their schedule as they will face all season.

Stoking The Flames Of the Sabres/Senators Rivalry - BSN
"The Buffalo Sabres face off against the Ottawa Senators Tuesday night - the third game of the season against them. I feel that "hate" is sort of a strong word for a sporting event, but I think we have a pretty heated rivalry going and think it might be fun to stoke those flames a little more."

Kings fire Murray, name Stevens interim coach - NHL.com
The Los Angeles Kings fired coach Terry Murray on Monday, replacing him on an interim basis with assistant coach John Stevens.

No time frame for return after concussion symptoms - NHL.com
No timeframe for Sid return after concussion symptoms.

From elation to gloom – the NHL spirals into another abyss - The Globe and Mail
Crosby's fairy-tale return to action now a distant memory

Months after plane crash, Lokomotiv Yaroslavl reborn on ice - Puck Daddy
The flood of Year in Review materials is going to hit the hockey media shortly, which means the tragic tale of Lokomotiv Yaroslavl will be revisited: The plane crash that killed the team, the aftermath of the lives lost and the remembrances from around the world. Three months after the crash, another chapter has been added to that tale: The rebirth of the Lokomotiv Yaroslavl hockey team.

Who are the most influential men in hockey business? - Puck Daddy
Sports Business Journal released its 50 Most Influential People in Sports Business list on Monday, and the NHL had an interesting influence on that list.

Silver Nuggets: Struggling Senators have a tough schedule this week - Silver Seven
The Ottawa Senators face a tough schedule this week with games against Buffalo, Boston and Pittsburgh.

Enforcer Role, Not Fighting Itself, The Real Problem In Hockey - SBNation.com
Fighting doesn't need to be eliminated from hockey, but the Gladiator show put on by the league's hired fists? Based on the evidence we have, there's no reason for that to continue any further.

Sports Business Journal released its 50 Most Influential People in Sports Business list on Monday, and the NHL had an interesting influence on that list.