Sabres Links: Eichel loses title, Ennis named team MVP, full playoff schedule released

Could a heartbreaking loss motivate Eichel to play one more season at Boston University?

Sabres Links

  • The Sabres ended the season by fittingly scoring zero goals in a 2-0 loss to the Penguins []
  • Matt O'Connor gave up a fluky late goal, and Providence scored another three minutes later to lift the Friars over Jack Eichel and Boston University in the National Championship [ESPN]
  • The Sabres gave out the season awards, with Tyler Ennis getting MVP, Mike Weber getting unsung hero and Nicolas Deslauriers getting top rookie [WGR 550]
  • The lottery odds are now finalized [Pro Hockey Talk]
  • Johan Larsson transformed his game late in the season [Buffalo Hockey Beat]
  • White: Mission accomplished for the Sabres [WGR 550]

Around The League

  • The playoff matchups are set, and the full first round schedule has been released []
  • The Senators defeated the Flyers to clinch a playoff spot [TSN]
  • Former Sabre Robyn Regehr says he'll probably retire [LA Times]
  • Jamie Benn scored four points, winning the Art Ross Trophy in the process [Dallas Morning News]