Daily Links for Tuesday October 4th

The Sabres wrap up their preseason this year with a 1:30 pm game against Adler Mannheim which means that the season is right around the corner. The game is not televised but you can listed to the game on WGR 550. The links today take a long look at the Sabres European vacation and some other happenings around the league.

VISITING THE REAL HEROES - Buffalo Sabres - Blogs - The New Era

The Sabres made a visit to a veterans hospital in Germany during their European trip

'Between the Pegs': Germany!

Some pictures from Germany from Jessie Pegula.

41 Questions about the Buffalo Sabres: 30-26 | Articles

Joe continues his season questions with five more about how the 2011-2012 Sabres season should shake out.

Sabres' MacIntyre enjoying his NHL experience - Sabres & NHL - The Buffalo News
Drew MacIntyre is the lucky goaltender who gets to go along for the European trip without probably having to play a game.

Defenseman Joe Finley to Sign With Amerks " Let's Go Amerks!

6' 8" defenseman Joe Finley has signed a contract with the Amerks for this season. Yes, 6' 8"

Vulgar Statistics: Power Rankings: Eastern Conference " Black & Blue & Gold

Alex uses his complicated system to determine how the Eastern Conference is going to shake out this season.

Harding's hurt, so GM's assistant dons pads | StarTribune.com

Josh Harding injured his ankle during a team building exercise so a Minnesota assistant coach puts on the pads during practice.

Ray Emery takes Blackhawks' backup goalie job - Inside the Blackhawks

Ray Emery has won the backup goaltender position for the Chicago Blackhawks and signed a one year $600,000 deal.