Sabres Links: Fan appreciation night, Union wins NCAA Championship

It's the final day of the regular season in the NHL, college hockey just wrapped up last night, emotional retirement videos are starting to pop up.

  • It's Fan Appreciation Night today at the First Niagara Center, and here's the lowdown on everything that's happening, including a contest for those of you watching on TV. []
  • Christian Ehrhoff, Matt D'Agostini, Brian Flynn, and Chris Stewart were injured, Jake McCabe and John Scott were tossed, and Connor Knapp got his first NHL action in the Sabres 4-1 loss to the Bruins. It was an interesting day. []
  • Hamilton: Ehrhoff had a rough game yesterday; why Lucic won't fight Scott [WGR]
  • Ted Nolan is bringing respect and accountability to the Sabres [ESPN]
    The Amerks won their fifth straight game thanks to a shootout []
    Hudson Fasching scored in the NCAA championship game but Minnesota lost to Union 7-4 [Sabres Prospects]/

Around the NHL

  • With all the playoff spots decided, here's ten reasons to watch hockey today [Puck Daddy]
  • Watch the emotional end to Ryan Smyth's last game for the Oilers [Youtube via r/hockey]
  • What are the NHL's rules on officials and media access? [TSN]/