'The 24-year-old Tallinder and the 23-year-old Kalinin are rising stars on the Buffalo blue line. Tallinder is tall and fast, and Kalinin is sturdy and fast. While they don't have the punishing power of Jay McKee and Rhett Warrener – the longtime image of the Sabres' defense that split with the offseason trade of Warrener – they are by no means weak.'
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