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Daily Links for Monday, February 6

With the football season coming to a finish yesterday, now the major sports outlets can turn their attention back to the only sport that matters, hockey. And just in time for the trade deadline, too.

Miller by the numbers – Sabres Edge
Heres some numerology on Ryan Miller in the wake of his 235th career win Saturday night on Long Island, which allowed him to break Dominik Hasek’s franchise record.

Myers making up for lost time – The Buffalo News
Tyler Myers missed 19 games with a broken wrist this season so there’s no way he’s going to come close to the offensive totals of his first two years. But the Buffalo Sabres defenseman knows he can do more on the score sheet.

Injuries Moved Sabres Gaustad To Wing – WGR 550
If Paul Gaustad wanted to come back early from his upper body injury, he would have to move to LW.

Almost all systems go for Sabres – The Buffalo News
Aside from not being able to score, the Sabres’ recent games are pretty much what they envisioned for the season.

Channel 2 Partners With MSG: Countdown 2 Faceoff – wgrz.com
MSG Networks and the Buffalo Sabres announced Sunday that they will make the February 11th Sabres vs. Lightning game available to fans who have been shutout of watching their favorite team after Time Warner Cable dropped MSG and MSG+ from their channel lineup back on January 1st.

The real NHL trading game – The Globe and Mail
Eric Duhatschek examines the tough decisions facing general managers in his weekly NHL notebook column

Weekend rumblings: Canes decisions, Wings wish list, Jagr’s extension talks – ESPN
Pierre LeBrun updates the latest trade rumblings.

Zach Parise To The Minnesota Wild: Too Easy? – SBNation.com
Zach Parise is really good at hockey. He doesn’t have a contract next season, and the Minnesota Wild could use him. He’s from Minnesota. This seems too obvious, doesn’t it?

Apologies from 30 NHL teams – THN
Every NHL team has something to be sorry for so Adam Proteau does it for them in this week’s column.

Congratulations to Canadiens’ Scott Gomez on the one-year anniversary of his last goal – Puck Daddy
Yesterday was a big day for football fans, as Super Bowl XLVI happened. But February 5, 2012 is arguably almost as big a day for puckheads: one year ago today, Montreal Canadiens‘ centre Scott Gomez scored his last NHL goal.

Jokinen has big (Mac) game – NHL.com
A trip to McDonald’s was just what Calgary’s Olli Jokinen needed to snap a lengthy goal-scoring drought by scoring in the Flames‘ win on Friday.