Daily Links for Tuesday, November 8
Cue voiceover guy voice: Tonight, on a very special Buffalo Sabres game - the team takes on the newly relocated Winnipeg Jets for the first time, but will the return of Ryan Miller end in disaster? Also, Buffalo inducts two of its own into the team Hall of Fame, and you won't believe what Dale Hawerchuk has to say! You won't want to miss it, tonight at 7, 6 central, only on MSG.
Sabres' Miller has explicit desire to return to net and win - The Buffalo News
Ryan Miller has lost four games in a row. There’s no word on when he’ll get to end the losing streak. The Sabres’ goaltender made it clear, however, he definitely (and explicitly) wants to end it.
Miller Ready To Get Back In Goal - WGR 550
Some practice notes from Monday's skate.
The People vs. Ryan Miller - Buffalo Wins
As for the 650 lb. gorilla in the room lately, Ryan Miller's problems go beyond the ice.
Ryan Miller Is The [Expletive] Man - BSN
Well, it just wouldn't be sports in Buffalo if some intrigue wasn't involved.
SPECIAL NIGHT FOR HAWERCHUK - Buffalo Sabres
Dale Hawerchuk is already a member of the Hockey Hall of Fame but he’ll accept yet another honor for his illustrious playing career on Tuesday.
Around the NHL:
Tim Connolly injured again - The Globe and Mail
Leafs centre goes back on the shelf for up to two weeks after playing just six games.
Examining Jason Spezza’s new role as Ottawa’s faceoff specialist - Puck Daddy
If you're looking for reasons that the Ottawa Senators are hovering around .500 instead of the basement, look no further than the play of their top line, most notably centre Jason Spezza, whose 15 points have him tied for ninth in league scoring.
Sid won't rule out Friday return, but nothing imminent - NHL.com
For the first time, Sidney Crosby did not rule himself out of a game, and called Friday's game against Dallas 'a possibility.'
Rumor Roundup: Conundrum in Columbus - THN
What can Columbus do to right the ship?; Wings getting close to dealing?; is McCabe's career over?; and more.
How Does Blue Jackets Coach Scott Arniel Still Have A Job? - SBNation.com
Scott Arniel is still the coach of the Columbus Blue Jackets on Monday morning. How is that possible?
Blues Fire Head Coach, Keep Assistants: Probably Not the Best Idea - St. Louis Game Time
Stop me if you've heard this before, but the Blues are going to make a coaching change and Brad Shaw and Ray Bennett will be kept on as assistants.