Sabres Links: Conacher hopes to stay with Sabres, Grigorenko thriving, Canadiens advance

Mikhail Grigorenko has a chance to show his talents in the playoffs with Rochester, while Conacher hopes he can show his skills in Buffalo for a little bit longer.

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