Sabres Links: Vanek Injured, Getzlaf was injured in Sabres game, Kea shines, Bryzgalov will start in AHL

Turns out Ryan Getzlaf was injured during his hat-trick performance and had to miss out on the game last night. In other injury news, Thomas Vanek is out with an upper body injury.

  • Prospect Report: Justin Kea stars, Tim Schaller scores first goal for Rochester [Sabres Prospects]/

(ICYMI) Thomas Vanek was injured last night and may be out for a while - injury GIF included, because this is SBNation and GIFs are 40% of our business model [Lighthouse Hockey]
Around The League

  • Ryan Getzlaf misses Ducks game after big game against the Sabres [TSN]
  • Ilya Bryzgalov to start in AHL, speaks on time in Philadelphia and going to the "North Pole" [Edmonton Sun]
  • Predators give update on Pekka Rinne [On The Forecheck]
  • No talks between Islanders and Andrew McDonald [Newsday]
  • Panthers send Jacob Markstrom to the AHL []/