Daily Links for Sunday, December 18

Well, that was bad.

ICED IN THE BURGH - Sabres.com
Pittsburgh scored four times in the first period, including a pair by Evgeni Malkin, and cruised to an easy 8-3 win over Buffalo on Saturday.

Black preaches patience to frustrated Sabres fans - The Buffalo News
Black's remedy for fans, although difficult to swallow, is taking a few deep breaths and calling him later in the season.

Pat LaFontaine On Concussions: 'You Know, As Athletes, You Think You're Invincible' - SBNation.com
That's Hockey Hall of Famer Pat LaFontaine, talking recently about concussions suffered during his playing career.

Darryl Sutter Hired As Los Angeles Kings Head Coach, Replacing Interim Boss John Stevens - SBNation.com
The Los Angeles Kings have fired head coach Terry Murray, who has held the position since the 2008-09 season. While John Stevens is interim head coach, he may not be for long, as the team is apparently talking with Darryl Sutter.

Celebrating Teemu Selanne’s family reunion in Winnipeg - Puck Daddy
When Teemu Selanne arrived at his Winnipeg hotel with the Anaheim Ducks at 3 a.m. on Saturday morning, there were fans outside waiting to welcome him back to the city where his star was born.