Daily Links for Tuesday, January 17

The Sabres have been playing poorly for weeks and finally got the shellacking they deserved at the hands of the Red Wings.

In Joe Louis Arena, Wings Buffalo You! Wings 5 - Sabres 0 - Winging It In Motown
A recap from our masters over at WIIM.

Sabres touching bottom after latest loss - The Buffalo News
Ownership and management apparently put together a flawed team over the summer. Injuries have decimated the product, the players left behind have badly underachieved and the NHL's senior-most coach has had absolutely no answers.

Miller brothers have a get-together - The Buffalo News
Miller and Miller went mano-a-mano Monday night in Joe Louis Arena.

Sabres Ruff Knew Miller Wasn't Himself - WGR 550
Apparently he still isn't.

More Sabres News:

Hold On - The Goose's Roost
This Pegula-owned Sabres team feels a whole lot like its aimless predecessors. That's not a good sign, right?

19-20-5 Just Feels Different This Year - KuklasKorner
Dave Davis makes some salient points about where the Sabres stand this year.

Marc-Andre Gragnani: Before I Made It - THN
The Sabres defender talks about his unexpected rise through the ranks and move from forward to defense.

Around the NHL:

Mike Grier played hockey with toughness, character - ESPN Boston
Mike Grier exhibited toughness and character in his long NHL career.

Blue Jackets' Byers suspended three games - NHL.com
Columbus' Dane Byers has been suspended three games by the department of player safety.

Capitals defenceman Mike Green out another 4-6 weeks for abdominal surgery - The Globe and Mail
Green has played in only 10 games this season

Julien: Bruins have been 'very mediocre' - NECN
The Bruins have been "very mediocre" in the words of Claude Julien, and they’re determined to get back to their brand of hockey.

Flyers welcome being home; Bryz still No. 1 - Philly.com
Though Sergei Bobrovsky has played like the Flyers’ top goalie, Laviolette made it clear that Ilya Bryzgalov is still his No. 1.

Yzerman must fix Lightning's goaltending woes - THN
Steve Yzerman made a mistake in signing Dwayne Roloson in the off-season, but is making a bigger one in sticking with him now.

Dallas Stars' Tom Gaglardi: The Rare Sports Owner Who's Right For His Team - SBNation.com
It's obvious that Dallas Stars owner Tom Gaglardi is in it for the right reasons: Not for profit, not for a business opportunity, and not because daddy left him the team. But because he loves the game and wants to win.

Pass or Fail: Is Forest Face the creepiest thing the NHL has ever tried to sell us? - Puck Daddy
Shop NHL has featured its share of oddities for the hockey buying pubic. The $325 bedazzled purse. The "no, seriously, this isn't a bong" drinking tubes. That Rastafarian puckhead thing for the Winter Classic. But few items can claim to be as creep-tastic as this: