Sabres Links: Free Agency Primer: Who Do You Want to See in a Sabres Uniform?

Free agency begins today and Tim Murray and company are expected to be major players in the market.

Sabres Links:

  • Examining the Sabres needs and how they might fill them in a free agent market that lacks elite talent [Buffalo Hockey Beat]
  • After two lame summers, the Sabres are ready to get more out of free agency [The Buffalo News]
  • 10 under-the-radar free agents that Buffalo could target [WGR 550]
  • Three questions Tim Murray must address this offseason [Today's Slapshot]
  • 43 prospects will take part in the Sabres' 2016 Development Camp, including first round pick Alex Nylander []
  • On the eve of free agency, the Sabres signed RFA-to-be Jake McCabe to a three-year contract extension with an AAV of $1.6 million []
  • Also back is Cole Schneider, who was acquired from Ottawa in February. He signed a one-year, two-way deal []
  • After his latest run-in with the law, Buffalo is reportedly trying to trade winger Evander Kane [WGR 550]
  • What does the future hold for Zemgus Girgensons? What Buffalo does in free agency may give us a better idea [Tip of the Tower]

Around the League:

  • A look at the best available unrestricted free agents. Anyone you want to see on the Sabres? []
  • What to expect from free agency [ESPN]
  • The Canadiens' decision to trade star defenesman PK Subban shouldn't come as a surprise []
  • Steven Stamos is glad his "stressful" free agency period is over [Yahoo! Puck Daddy]
  • The Bruins locked up defenseman Torey Krug to a four-year deal ($5.25 million AAV), providing another comparable for Sabres RFA Rasmus Ristolainen [CBS Sports]
  • Commissioner Gary Bettman said the NHL is ready for its first openly gay player [Chicago Tribune]