Daily Links for Wednesday, December 14

Buffalo played a pretty decent game yesterday against Ottawa, but still found a way to lose at home, albeit in overtime.

Jared Cowen Leads the Ottawa Senators to a 3-2 Overtime Victory Over the Buffalo Sabres - Silver Seven
Recap of Ottawa Senators 3-2 Overtime Win vs Buffalo Sabres from Silver Seven.

Sabres fall apart as Sens prevail in OT - Buffalo Wins
Some thoughts from Blog Row about last night's game.

Szczechura's production earns top line promotion - The Buffalo News
Thomas Vanek and Jason Pominville, the wingers on the Sabres' top line, have been teammates for eight years. They know each other well. As for center Paul Szczechura ...

Weber's returns causes Ruff to improvise - The Buffalo News
It looked like Lindy Ruff was going to have a tough choice to make with his defense corps Tuesday night. Instead, the Buffalo Sabres coach deferred a dicey decision and dressed all seven healthy blueliners against the Ottawa Senators.

Barnaby Pleads Guilty To DWI - WGR 550
Due in court in the Buffalo suburb of Clarence today, former NHL-player Matthew Barnaby has pleaded guilty to DWI.

After losing Giroux, Flyers show they’re not 1-man team - Puck Daddy
Down both Giroux and captain Chris Pronger, the rest of the Eastern Conference was hoping to see some vulnerability from the first-place Flyers. Instead, the Flyers played what Coach Peter Laviolette called perhaps their most complete effort of the season: a 5-1 rout of the Capitals, getting goals from five different players.

Head shot embellishments must end in wake of concussion debate - THN
If players are serious about tackling any concerns with concussions, they have to stop trying to take advantage of the situation.

Flames Misc. - FlamesNation
Some thoughts on Daryl Sutter possibly going to the Kings.

Rangers, Flyers join fans in anticipating '24/7' debut - NHL.com
With the first episode of the HBO series leading up to and through the Winter Classic, there's talk about who the stars of the show will be.

The puck remains the same - The Globe and Mail
Attempts through history to design a different disc have largely failed.

Video: Watch Shea Weber’s ridiculous goal from Section 317 - Puck Daddy - NHL Blog - Yahoo! Sports