Fresh Links: Buffalo Stance Edition

Kevin Hoffman-US PRESSWIRE

The Bruins Face The Sabres For The 3rd Time, Seek Consistency And Results During 2 Weeks On The Road.

The Bruins are looking for a higher compete level in a nearly two week long road trip, opening in Buffalo this evening against a Sabres team anxious for a win.

  • The Bruins are taking Claude Julien's "happy but not satisfied" mantra with them on the road. Shawn Thornton sees benefits in playing away from home. [Bruins.NHL.com]
  • Their scrappy finish in the shootout loss to the Rangers is what they want to focus on going forward. [TheBostonGlobe]
  • The Sabres, on the other hand, are focusing on better discipline after a loss to the Ottawa Senators. [WGRZ]
  • A successful Bruins road trip may hinge on these five things. [BruinsDaily]
  • Mike Millbury on Felger & Mazz on Matt Cooke, Tuukka Rask, Tyler Seguin, and possible trade targets. [WBZ,CBSLocal.com]
  • The Karlsson incident highlights the Bruins' efforts to minimize player injury. [WBZ,CBSLocal.com]
  • The latest NESN podcast discusses Dougie Hamilton, Tyler Seguin, and Erik Karlsson's injury. [NESN]
  • Let's check in on the Bruins' college and juniors prospects, shall we? [BleacherReport]

And for our amusement:

  • Andrew Ference noticed TWO Hooked on Phoniques fails on the menu in Buffalo. [@Ferknuckle]
  • But in the end, it was his dinner companions that made the meal a special one. [@Ferknuckle]
  • How about the Ference girls' clever valentines? [@Ferknuckle]
  • Sorry about the lockout. Now bend over and take these ticket price increases. And Sabres fans? Yours is the highest increase. Ha Ha! [ESPN]
  • The KHL Traktor arena was damaged in the meteor strike in Chelyabinsk. [SportsIllustrated]
  • The Confessions of a Zamboni Operator. [PuckDaddy]

Don't forget to vote for @cupofchowdah for a Shorty Award in the "Green" category for the #treesforgoals initiative. Voting closes 2/18, PLEASE GO DO IT NOW!!!!

  • Here's the link, and remember- @cupofchowdah in the "green" category and include the required brief explanation, perhaps noting the hashtag #treesforgoals. [ShortyAwards]

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