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Daily Links for Sunday, September 11

With today being the 10th anniversary of 9/11/01, we thought we’d take a look at how that day affected the hockey world. We’ll get back to Sabres news, including the Traverse City Tournament, tomorrow.

9/11/01: Sabres’ visit to Ground Zero was overwhelming – The Buffalo News
Lindy Ruff made the stroll to the World Trade Center site 10 years ago, but deep in his mind and heart, he really didn’t want to.

Ten years later, 9/11 still resonates in hockey – NHL.com
Nearly all NHL players have their own vivid memories of 9/11.

Anaheim Ducks Corey Perry honors FDNY with 9/11 anniversary visit – SI.com
Like most people, winger Corey Perry of the Anaheim Ducks can still recall the morning of September 11, 2001. A high school junior at Saunders Secondary School in London, Ont., at the time, he remembers walking through the halls that morning and looking into a classroom only to see the unbelievable images coming from downtown Manhattan.

Remembering two from the hockey family lost on 9/11 – Puck Daddy
Among those lost on that fateful Tuesday morning eight years ago were two members of the hockey world, Mark Bavis and Garnet “Ace” Bailey. Both were part of the Los Angeles Kings scouting team and were aboard Flight 175 from Boston, which crashed into the South Tower that day.

Service a way of life for Higgins family – NHL
A memory does not need to be given voice to explain its power.