Daily Links for Thursday, September 15
The Sabres players and owner delivered season tickets yesterday to a select group of fans and businesses, and we've got some fantastic articles on what it was like. Also, congrats to the Baby Sabres for winning the Traverse City Prospects Tournament! After the break, a whole mess of signings including Tavares, Marchand, and Bogosian.
TRIUMPHANT IN TRAVERSE CITY - Buffalo Sabres
Marcus Foligno scored twice and Corey Tropp had the game winner as the Buffalo Sabres captured the 2011 NHL Prospect Tournament title with a 5-2 win over the New York Rangers in Wednesday’s championship game.
The Sabres: Just Like FedEx, Only Waaaay Better - The Willful Caboose
Kate's take on tagging along with Vanek and Ehrhoff on ticket delivery day.
Riding in Cars with Sabres - Top Shelf
Heather gives her take on what it was like to ride with Pommers and Leino on the Sabres season ticket delivery.
Buffalo Sabres players, owner Terry Pegula deliver season tickets to fans - ESPN
It's not every day Ryan Miller or Thomas Vanek turns up on your doorstep to personally deliver season tickets.
Why Brad Marchand’s 2-year deal with Bruins is a win/win - Puck Daddy
Getting Marchand in at 2 years and $5 million — $2 million this season and $3 million in 2012-13, for a $2.5-million cap hit — is a victory for GM Peter Chiarelli, but also a smart decision for Marchand.
Reports: Isles sign Tavares to six-year extension - NHL.com
Reports: John Tavares has agreed to a six-year extension with the New York Islanders, with a cap hit of roughly $5.5 million annually.
Jets sign Bogosian to two-year deal - NHL.com
Zach Bogosian became the second important restricted free agent to sign Wednesday, agreeing to a deal with the Winnipeg Jets.
HBO arrives to start work on "24/7" with Rangers - New York Daily News
The Winter Classic still has not been officially announced, but there was even more light cast on the worst-kept secret in the NHL today, as HBO’s crew for "24/7" showed up in Greenburgh to get preliminary footage of the Rangers and get acquainted with the setup at the practice rink.
Rumor Roundup: Bruins, Krejci talking extension - THN
Boston looking to lock up new No. 1 center... Selanne to decide soon... Islanders not interested in Yashin?
Winnipeg Jets have a new logo, new address, but goal remains the same - The Globe and Mail
They are not an expansion team, but there will be a fresh start for everybody.