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Sabres Daily: Ex-Sabres In Cup Final Spotlight; Doan Joins Leafs



Former Buffalo Sabres players were once again a big factor in Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final in Sunrise, FL on Thursday, as the Florida Panthers got back into the series with a 3-2 overtime victory over the Vegas Golden Knights.

New dad Brandon Montour scored the opening goal of the game for Florida and led all Panthers defensemen with nearly 26 minutes of ice time, in spite of leaving the game late in the third period with an injury. Eric Staal assisted on Montour’s seventh playoff goal and filled in for Matthew Tkachuk after he missed most of the first period following a hit from Vegas forward Keegan Kolesar.

Jack Eichel was also a large presence in the game, setting up Jonathan Marchessault for his 13th goal of the postseason and laying out Panthers forward Colin White with a big hit in the third period.

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Doan Leaves The Desert

In his first move as Toronto Maple Leafs GM, Brad Treliving has added Shane Doan to his management staff. The 46-year-old had what was described as a mostly ceremonial role with the Arizona Coyotes the last two years, but has been extensively involved with Hockey Canada as part of the management team for the World Championships, the Spengler Cup and the 2022 Olympic squad in Beijing.