Reaction to the Sabres front office moves, analysis of Steven Stamkos’ leg injury, debating which players should be next inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame, comparing the rebuilding of the Avalanche and Oilers, and much more.

Can Ted Nolan & Pat LaFontaine save the Buffalo Sabres?

Can Ted Nolan & Pat LaFontaine save the Buffalo Sabres?

DIE BY THE BLADE/SBNATION: Zachary Zielonka and Ted Starkey offer up their takes of the Buffalo Sabres firings of Darcy Regier and Ron Rolston and the hirings of Pat Lafontaine and Ted Nolan.

BACKHAND SHELF: Jo Innes with everything you need to know about Steven Stamkos’ leg injury, while Justin Bourne has notable quotes from Day One and Day Two of the Prime Time Sports Management Conference.

PUCK DADDY: Darryl Dobbs with your latest fantasy hockey studs and duds.

GRANTLAND: Sean McIndoe looks at who could be next for induction into the Hockey Hall of Fame, and compares the respective rebuilding programs of the Colorado Avalanche and Edmonton Oilers to determine why the former is succeeding while the latter seems to be failing.

THE COPPER & BLUE: Is Ilya Bryzgalov the answer in goal for the Oilers?

HABS EYES ON THE PRIZE: Andrew Berkshire explains why a recent rumor that Canadiens forward Max Pacioretty would be traded for Winnipeg’s Evander Kane is nonsense.