What did your fellow Buffalo News readers read the most this past week? Here, based on social traffic, are the top five stories.
June 14, 2016: The NHL announced plans for its 31st hockey team, which will be housed in Las Vegas. What does that mean for the Sabres? A current player will be drafted to the Las Vegas team in 2017-18.
June 9, 2016: Last year, Tyler Dunne wrote a heartbreaking profile on how everyone close to Bills defensive tackle Marcell Dareus died. Dunne spoke with Dareus again after Dareus' close friend died from terminal cancer.
June 10, 2016: You've probably never heard of Diane Muench, but she defied statistical odds. News contributor Sean Kirst chronicles Muench's story -- not just as a woman who lived with Down syndrome but also as "a pioneer, an American whose life -- and example -- encompassed an important era in human rights." Muench died in April.
June 10, 2016: A part of Buffalo died when Blue Monk closed earlier this year, but soon a new bar will rise from Blue Monk's ashes. While 727 Elmwood won't be the same as Blue Monk, at least we can get craft beer there again, right?
June 14, 2016: It's a parent's worse nightmare when your child disappears (Just ask features editor Bruce Andriatch, who wrote this column after the unspeakable happened at the Cincinnati Zoo.) The nightmare became real Saturday when seven family members, two of them children, were swept over a waterfall at Letchworth State Park. Police recovered one of the boys' bodies Sunday and the second body late Tuesday.