Daily Links for New Year's Eve 2011

Well, Sabre fans, we're made it all the way though a roller-coaster 2011. From the euphoria of Terry Pegula purchsing the team and the miraculous run in the spring of 2011 to the crushing playoff defeat at the hands of Philadelphia, to the most exciting hockey summer in Buffalo possibly ever, to rash of injuries and the disappointment of this year's squad. If you had any favorite moments of 2011, let's hear them in the comments. Otherwise, we'll see you in 2012, and let's go, Buffalo.

Anybody out there going to Tux & Pucks tonight? Here's a handy guide for tonight's game.

Recap: Caps 3, Sabres 1 - Japers' Rink
Recap of the Capitals' 3-1 win over Buffalo

Sabres Have To Figure Out The Offense - WGR 550
In their last five games the Sabres have had three one goal games. They have nine games on one or no goals. To start the season Buffalo had one out of 18 games with one goal or less.

Number Nine, Number Nine, Number Nine... - THE BEST OF NICK MENDOLA . . .LIVE
Derek Roy is lost when the Sabres need him more than ever.

Injury keeps Myers sidelined, frustrated - The Buffalo News
It's been exactly six weeks since Tyler Myers broke his wrist. The original plan called for him to be back in four to six weeks. The plan has changed.

Video: Jason Chimera shows Ryan Miller he’s No. 1; Ehrhoff injured - Puck Daddy
Two fights last night yield two interesting results.

Winter Classic Alumni Game 2012: Flyers, Rangers Vets Ready For Outdoor Battle - SBNation.com
It'll be two hours later than originally planned, but the 2012 Winter Classic Alumni Game between the Philadelphia Flyers and New York Rangers will go off at 3 p.m. ET on Saturday. It's the most-hyped Alumni outing in Winter Classic history.

2012 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic by the numbers - NHL.com
A numeric take on the Winter Classic.