Daily Links for Wednesday, September 28

Two more days until the Sabres play again, against the Washington Capitals, their second last preseason game of the year.

ESPN.com's 2011-12 NHL preview: Buffalo Sabres - ESPN
2011-12 NHL preview: Pierre LeBrun takes a look at the Buffalo Sabres and talks with Tyler Myers.

Hecht still missing as Sabres return to the ice - Sabres Edge
The Sabres have returned to practice here at First Niagara Center with what is essentially going to be their team for the 2011-12 season. It should be a strong week of workouts because there are no more games until Friday nights contest in Washington.

Sabres 'disappointed' in no suspension for Armstrong - The Globe and Mail
Buffalo players wanted action taken against Leaf after Boyes was suspended.

Ducks' Jacques suspended five regular-season games - NHL.com
Anaheim Ducks forward Jean-Francois Jacques has been suspended for the remainder of the preseason and for five regular-season games.

Leiweke: Kings won't blink in salary stalemate with Doughty - latimes.com
Doughty, a restricted free agent, remains at home in London, Canada, working out with a junior team while the Kings get deeper into training camp and prepare for their season-opening trip to Sweden and Germany.

Jets fans debate what to do with rookie Mark Scheifele - The Globe and Mail
Winnipeg’s top draft pick has had an impressive preseason

Have the San Jose Sharks violated fans’ freedom of speech? - Puck Daddy
The Sharks argue that "promotion" of a business on a T-shirt at the game is actually "advertising." So the team changed its dress code at HP Pavilion for the 2011-12 season: Prohibiting ticket holders from using their tickets to "generate publicity for the purposes of promoting and/or marketing other businesses." Which means, going forward, the team intends to ban Bad Boys Bail Bonds T-shirts behind the players' bench.