Daily Links: Hecht Happy To Be Back

Good morning, internet! Here's your daily discussion thread of Buffalo Sabres and NHL news, collected from around the internet for your viewing pleasure.

Sabres News

  • Thoughts on the first two games during the Sabres off-day. [Sabres Edge]
  • Speaking of two games, Ryan urges folks not to be too hasty in passing judgement, good or bad, with such a small sample size. [The Goose's Roost]
  • Jochen Hecht is back and happy to have a role on the team. [The Buffalo News]
  • Some of our fellow bloggers are organizing a Basement Brigade viewing party for the game against Montreal on Saturday, Feb. 2. Come out and watch the game with some fellow Sabres fans! [Black & Blue & Gold]
  • Canisius College alum Cory Conacher has four points in his first two NHL games for Tampa Bay. [It's Always Game Seven]

Around the NHL

Thomas Holmstrom has officially retired. [NHL.com]