Sabres Links: McCormick done for the year, Varone running out of time, Amerks win in high-scoring affair

The only Sabre who will be playing in the coming days will be Zemgus Girgensons, allowing the rest of the team to try and regroup for the second half of the season.

Sabres Links

  • The Sabres lost their 11th straight vs. Detroit last night, their last game before the All-Star break [, Winging It In Motown]
  • Ted Nolan said after the game that Cody McCormick is likely done for the season [Pro Hockey Talk]
  • Goaltending certainly wasn't the highlight in the Americans 8-7 shootout win over Oklahoma City []
  • Phil Varone is running out of time to impress the Sabres [Buffalo Hockey Beat]
  • Former Sabres goalie Clint Malarchuk was featured in this week's "Getting to Know" story [The Hockey News]

Around The League

  • The Rangers signed Marc Staal to a six-year deal [TSN]
  • Dan Carcillo waived his right to a hearing for his crosscheck on Matieu Perreault [Sportsnet]