The Morning After: A Late-Night W

Sabres drop three-goal lead but still win in OT

Buffalo Sabres news and notes

  • The Sabres nearly blew it, but they got Craig Anderson the win. [The Buffalo News]
  • Breaking down a potential Jack Eichel trade. [The Athletic]
  • The Sabres might just be something special. [Buffalo Hockey Beat]
  • Get 2 know head coach Don Granato. [WGRZ]
  • Give blood, get a pair of Sabres tickets. [WGRZ]/

Around the NHL and hockey world

  • The Minnesota Wild are facing some issues with COVID-19. [Star-Tribune]
  • Video + player tracking + puck tracking in the NHL. [Sports Pro Media]
  • Predicting the top NHL players for next season. [ESPN]
  • Five big surprises in the NHL in the month of October. [The Hockey Writers]
  • The postgame.... salmon toss? [CBS Sports]
  • China could lose its men’s Olympic hockey team. [New York Times]
  • Buffalo-area natives Ryan Schmelzer and Andrew Poturalski have been named captains of their respective AHL teams in Utica and Chicago. [CNY] [The Hockey Writers]
  • The Savannah Ghost Pirates are the ECHL’s newest team. [Savannah Now]
  • The Niagara Purple Eagles open their Atlantic Hockey schedule with a weekend against Sacred Heart on the road, while the Canisius Golden Griffs host Ferris State. [Niagara] [Canisius]/