Daily Buffalo Sabres Links: Report Cards All Around

Here are your daily dose of Buffalo Sabres links to help you get through Thorsday.

- Buffalo Sabres season awards. [The Hockey Writers]

- In a nice twist, here's a post grading the departed Sabres and call-ups. [Two In The Box]

- A Sabres season wrap-up for defensemen. [The Hosers]

- Some prospect notes as the junior playoffs continue. [Sabres.com]

- Some Western New York youngsters were taken in the USHL draft. [Sabres Edge]

NHL Playoff News:

- The Rangers beat the Caps 2-1 in triple OT. [NHL.com]

- The Predators beat Phoenix 2-0. [NHL.com]

- Ovechkin's ice time and Elliotte Friedman's 30 thoughts. [CBC]

- How playing without your best player(s) affects a team. [Backhand Shelf]

- Ilya Bryzgalov returns to space, criticizes monkeys for their shortcomings as astronauts. [Puck Daddy]

- Hockey fans go on fewer dates in the playoffs. Because it's the Cup. [Canada.com]

Around the NHL:

- What are the challenges for Montreal's new GM? [NHL.com]

- Marc Bergevin is the perfect choice for Montreal. [THN]

- Sharks GM Doug Wilson has the OK to make changes. [USA Today]