Injuries Compound Imlachs Defensive Woes

"Injuries Compound Imlach's Defensive Woes," The Hockey News, Nov. 5, 1971

"The new Sabres' captain is center Gerry Meehan, one of the club's best players in the disappointing first five games of the schedule."

In the same issue, here's the list of the NHL's top scorers. Nine games into the season, Meehan was tied for sixth place, and he had more goals than Bobby Orr.