Jack Eichel

Jack Eichel

Buffalo Sabres

Jack Eichel scored twice on 8 shots and recorded two assists in the win against the Canadiens on Wednesday.

Fantasy Impact: Eichel is off to a nice start with 3 goals and 4 assists on the season. He is one of the top young centers in the game, and is a must start player on a daily basis.

 

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Jack Eichel recorded a pair of assists in a win against the Islanders.

Fantasy Impact: Eichel's two assists brought him up to 43 assists and 61 points on the season. He's easily having a career year for the Sabres.

 

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Jack Eichel scored his 15th goal of the season on the power play in the 2nd period of the Sabres 4– 1 loss to the Blues on Thursday night.

Fantasy Impact: Jack Eichel picked right up where he left off before the Christmas mini-break. Eichel scored his 15th goal of the season to go along with 34 assists through 38 games. Eichel is on pace for a 100 points this season. Whether or not he reaches that he should easily beat his career high of 64 points. Eichel is a must own and start in any fantasy format.

 

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Jack Eichel grabbed 2 assists in the Sabres 3-0 win over the Ducks on Saturday night. Eichel’s first assist came on Rasmus Dahlin’s first period power play goal. Eichel followed that up with his second assist on Conor Sheary’s third period goal.

Fantasy Impact: Jack Eichel has made a season of multi-point games already before the All Star break. Eichel has 4 goals and 5 assists in his last 5 games. On the season Eichel has 14 goals and 34 assists through 37 games. Eichel is only 16 points shy of his 64 point career high and the season isn’t even at the midway point! Eichel is a must own and start in every fantasy format.

 

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Jack Eichel got his 32nd assist of the year on Jeff Skinner’s first period goal in the Sabres 5-2 loss to Florida on Monday night.

Fantasy Impact: Jack Eichel is on a 7 game point streak during which he has 9 goals and 5 assists. Eichel has 14 goals and 32 assists in 35 games and is the premier player on the Sabres. He is a must own and start in every fantasy format.

 

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Jack Eichel had 2 goals and 2 assists in the Sabres 4-2 win over Boston on Sunday night. Eichel started off the night with an assist on Jeff Skinner’s goal in the second period. He followed that up with his 13th goal of the season in the third period. Next, Eichel assisted on Jeff Skinner’s second goal of the game. Eichel finished off the game with his 14th goal of the season in the third period.

Fantasy Impact: Jack Eichel is playing out of his mind. Eichel has 9 goals and 4 assists in his last 6 games and has 4 two goal games in that span. Eichel has 14 goals and 31 assists through 33 games. Eichel is only 19 points shy of his career high, 64 points, and it isn’t even the All- Star break yet. Eichel is a must own and start in every fantasy format.

 

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Jack Eichel had yet another 2 goal performance in the Sabres 4-3 OT loss to the Capitals on Saturday night. Jack Eichel started off the scoring with his 11th goal of the season in the first period. Eichel then quickly deposited his 12th goal in the second period.

Fantasy Impact: It is beginning to sound like a broken record saying that Jack Eichel scored 2 goals in a game. Eichel has done that feat 3 times in his last 5 games and in that span has scored 7 goals and 2 assists. Eichel has 12 goals and 29 assists in 33 games. This season has been a self driven game of top that for Jack Eichel. Every time it seems he can’t do any better he takes it to another level. With his best linemates yet in Jeff Skinner and Sam Reinhart, Eichel looks poised to obliterate his career high of 64 points. Enjoy the show and start Eichel if you have him as he should be owned in every fantasy format.

 

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Jack Eichel got his 29th assist on Jeff Skinner’s first period goal in the Sabres 3-1 win over the Coyotes on Thursday night.

Fantasy Impact: Jack Eichel is the sun and his teammates rotate around him. Eichel seems to be the key to the success of his team and linemates. Eichel has 10 goals and 29 assists in 32 games. Eichel could come close to his career high of 64 points not too long after the All-Star break at this point. Eichel is a must own and start in every fantasy format.

 

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Jack Eichel collected two power play points in the Sabres 4-3 OT win over the LA Kings on Tuesday. Jack Eichel started his night off with a power play goal , his 10th, in the 3rd period. Eichel followed that up with his 28th assist on Jeff Skinner’s power play game winning goal.

Fantasy Impact: Jack Eichel has been on a tear of late with 5 goals and 1 assists in his last 3 games. Eichel has been having a strong season on a whole. Eichel has 10 goals and 28 assists through 31 games. Barring a catastrophe Eichel should break his career high of 64 points. Eichel is a must own and start in any fantasy format.

 

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Jack Eichel netted a pair of goals in the Sabres 6-2 loss to the Flyers on Saturday afternoon. Eichel scored his 8th & 9th goals of the year in the first period.

Fantasy Impact: Jack Eichel is dialed in this year. The 4th year pro is in the midst of his best season yet. Eichel may have the best line combination of his career with Jeff Skinner and Sam Reinhart. Eichel has 9 goals and 27 assists through 30 games this season and 4 goals and 4 assists through his last 5 games. Eichel is a must own and start in all fantasy formats.

 

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Jack Eichel scored two goals in the Sabres 4-3 overtime loss to the Maple Leafs. Eichel scored his 6th & 7th goal in the third period.

Fantasy Impact: Jack Eichel is showing no signs of slowing down his early season scoring pace. With his 2 goals on Tuesday night, Eichel’s season totals sit at 7 goals and 27 assists through 29 games. Eichel has 2 goals and 4 assists in his last 4 games. Eichel could flirt with the 90 point plateau at his current scoring pace. Eichel is a must own and start in all fantasy formats.

 

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Jack Eichel had two assists in the Sabres 3-2 overtime loss to the Panthers on Friday night. Eichel’s first assist came on Jeff Skinner’s first period goal. Eichel followed that up with an assist on Sam Reinhart’s goal in the second period.

Fantasy Impact: Jack Eichel is the straw that stirs the drink for the Sabres. While Jeff Skinner has been a factor to Eichel’s success it is Eichel that is the catalyst. Eichel is in the midst of a break-out season with 5 goals and 27 assists through 27 games and 7 assists in his last 5 games. Eichel should reach or exceed the 80 point mark this year. Eichel is a must own and start in every fantasy format.

 

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Jack Eichel got his 23rd assist on Jeff Skinner’s first period goal in the Sabres 3-2 overtime win over Detroit.

Fantasy Impact: Jack Eichel is one half of the dynamic duo of Jeff Skinner & Jack Eichel. Both players are raising each other’s levels up to new highs. Eichel has 5 goals and 23 assists through 24 games. At his point-per-game plus pace Eichel should be a shoe-in to break the 80-point barrier. Eichel is a must own and start in all fantasy formats.

 

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Jack Eichel gathered his 20th assist of the season on Sam Reinhart’s empty net goal in the third period of the Sabres 5-2 win over the Flyers on Wednesday night.

Fantasy Impact: Jack Eichel has a date with destiny to shatter his career high of 64 points. Eichel is currently on a four game scoring streak and has 5 goals and 20 assists through 22 games. Eichel is a safe bet to score 75-85 points this season. Eichel is a must own and start in every fantasy format.

 

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Jack Eichel tallied two points in the Sabres 5-4 OT win over the Penguins. Eichel’s first point was an assist on Zach Bogosian’s second period goal. Eichel’s second point was the game-winning goal in overtime and was his 5th on the year.

Fantasy Impact: Jack Eichel is the captain of the Sabres in production and leadership. Eichel scored the game-winning goal to cap a magnificent comeback 5-4 overtime win over the Penguins on Monday night. Eichel has 5 goals and 19 assists in 21 games. Eichel and linemate Jeff Skinner have helped each other raise their games to new levels this season. Eichel should be able to keep up his point-per-game pace and finish somewhere between 75-85 points. Eichel is a must own and start in all fantasy formats.

 

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Jack Eichel recorded two assists in the Sabres 3-2 win over the Wild on Saturday night. Eichel’s first assist on Rasmus Dahlin’s goal in the third period. Eichel followed that up in third period as well on Jason Pominville’s game-winning goal.

Fantasy Impact: Jack Eichel is a man on a mission this season. Forming a lethal combination with new arrival Jeff Skinner. They have formed a symbiotic relationship that has mutually benefitted Eichel, Skinner, and the Sabres. With his 2 assists on Saturday, Eichel has raised his totals to 4 goals and 18 assists through 20 games. Eichel seems to be able to sustain his point-per game scoring rate. Eichel is on the first even strength and power play lines and is the catalyst on any line he is on. Eichel should be owned and started in all fantasy formats and should get between 75-85 points this season.

 

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Jack Eichel collected his 16th assist on Jeff Skinner’s third period power play goal in the Sabres 2-1 overtime shootout win over Winnipeg on Friday night.

Fantasy Impact: Jeff Skinner seems to be just what Jack Eichel needed to take his game to the next level. With close to a point-per-game pace in his last two injury-marred seasons Eichel looks to match that and possibly beat it. Eichel has 4 goals and 16 assists in 19 games this season. Eichel , if healthy, should reach the 80 point mark this year. Eichel is a must start in all fantasy formats.

 

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Jack Eichel assisted on both of Jeff Skinner’s goals in the Sabres 6-5 overtime victory over the Canadiens on Thursday night.

Fantasy Impact: The Eichel-Skinner Express is barreling full steam ahead! With another two goals added from the duo in Thursday nights win. Eichel’s two assists bring his season total to 15 assists with 4 goals through 16 games. Eichel and Skinner should both reach career years this season and they are raising each other’s level of play. Eichel is a must own and start in all fantasy formats.

 

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Jack Eichel assisted on two Jason Pominville goals and one by Jeff Skinner in the Sabres rout of the Ottawa Senators.

Fantasy Impact: Jack Eichel is orchestrating a high powered top line of late. With Eichel’s 3 assists on Saturday afternoons game his season totals rise up to 4 goals and 13 assists through 14 games. Eichel’s point per game pace is definitely sustainable and if he remains healthy he should obliterate his previous career high of 64 points. 80 points is not an unreasonable projection for Eichel right now. Start Eichel with confidence in all formats.

 

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Jack Eichel assisted on each of his linemates goals in the third period of the Sabres loss to the Senators on Thursday night. Eichel’s assists were on Jason Pominville’s and Jeff Skinner’s goals.

Fantasy Impact: Jack Eichel continues to be the catalyst of the Sabres offense. Eichel’s two assists on Thursday bring his seasons totals up to 4 goals and 10 assists through 13 games. If Eichel remains healthy he should shatter his previous career high of 64 points and looks to be a safe bet to grab in the mid 70 point range. Start in all fantasy formats.

 

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Jack Eichel scored his fourth goal of the season in the first period of the Sabres overtime loss to the Flames on Tuesday night.

Fantasy Impact: Jack Eichel scored a goal assisted by Jason Pominville in the Sabres loss on Tuesday night. The goal was Eichel’s 4th of the season to go along with 8 assists through 12 games. Eichel is a sure thing in all fantasy formats.

 

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Jack Eichel added an assist on a Jeff Skinner goal in the Sabres four to two victory over the Ducks.

Fantasy Impact: Jack Eichel got an assist with his new BLFF, Best linemate friend forever, Jeff Skinner. These two have been providing some magic over the past two games. Eichel now has three goals and six assists in nine games this season. Eichel is a legitimate fantasy stud with sixty four points in sixty seven games last season. Eichel and Skinner should have a mutually beneficial pairing on the top even strength and power play lines. Eichel is a must own and start in all leagues capable of eighty points.

 

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Jack Eichel assisted on three of the five Buffalo goals on Saturday afternoon. Eichel also provided five shots on goal in 15 minutes of ice time.

Fantasy Impact: Buffalo went out and acquired talent in the offseason to provide Eichel the opportunity to ascend to the elite category. Jack Eichel has struggled to stay on the ice in his young career, but while healthy Eichel will provide fantasy owners with elite statistics.

 

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Jack Eichel recorded two goals during Buffalo's 4-2 win over Vegas this afternoon.

Fantasy Impact: Eichel buried a one-timer on the power play and later made a nifty move in front of the net for his second of the game. He's going to continue having these kinds of games and should be started without question.

 

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Jack Eichel potted an empty-netter in the final seconds of the third period on Saturday.

Fantasy Impact: There wasn't a goalie, but it counts just as much. Eichel was also being hooked and slashed from behind and appeared to be in some pain after the game. He should be fine and is a lock for fantasy lineups.

 

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Jack Eichel scored a nifty breakaway goal during Tuesday's preseason victory over Pittsburgh.

Fantasy Impact: The Sabres featured an NHL-heavy lineup and the Penguins did not, but this doesn't take away from Eichel's goal. It's nice to see him involved in the game like this, but there's no doubt he's going to have a huge impact on fantasy squads. This year, he may have Jeff Skinner on his line, too.

 

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Jack Eichel picked up a goal and three assists in the 5-0 win over Edmonton Tuesday night. A goal and two of his assists happened while he was on the power play.

Fantasy Impact: Jack Eichel's blistering pace has his point streak at seven games. Eichel's been a valuable asset for fantasy owners this season. He's already close to eclipsing his previous season's highs. He faces off with the Canucks on Thursday before heading to Tampa Bay for the All-Star weekend.

 

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Jack Eichel had two assists in an overtime loss against the Rangers Thursday night. The two assists came while Buffalo was on the power-play against a top ranked penalty kill.

Fantasy Impact: Jack Eichel took six shots in the overtime loss and is a key component of Buffalo's power-play going forward.

 

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Jack Eichel scored his 16th and 17th goals on Tuesday night in the loss to the Jets.

Fantasy Impact: Eichel totaled three points on the night, and despite being on one of, if not the worst team in the NHL, he is still a must own, must start player.

 

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Jack Eichel put home two empty-net goals in the third period against the Flyers friday night. The two goals propelled the Sabres to a 4-2 win. Eichel is now at 30 total points on the season with 13 goals and 17 assists.

Fantasy Impact: Jack Eichel has six points over the past three games and is heating up just in time for a three game road trip. Eichel has amassed 117 shots on goal this season, good for 11th in the NHL. The Hobey Baker award winner is currently on pace for a 30-40-70 year and is a sure fire play moving forward.

 

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Jack Eichel had his first career hat trick in Friday night's loss against Carolina. Eichel also assisted on a Jake Macabe goal for a total of four points on the night.

Fantasy Impact: The Sabre's young phenom blew up the score sheet tonight with a total of four points. This is the type of production owners would like to see more of moving forward. Overall team struggles have bogged him down a little lately, but Eichel is still a strong play as the season progresses.

 

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Jack Eichel had a goal and an assist in the win against Colorado on Tuesday.

Fantasy Impact: It has been a rough season for Buffalo, as they remain one of the worst teams in the league. That being said, Eichel is far to talented to not contribute on any team and owners should start him on a nightly basis.

 

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Jack Eichel recorded two assists on Tuesday night with four shots on goal

Fantasy Impact: Eichel is the center piece for the young Buffalo squad and is nice young fantasy asset for owners.

 

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Jack Eichel recorded an assist and three shots on goal in the season opener against Montreal.

Fantasy Impact: Eichel is primed for a big season, and should come close to averaging a point per game. He is one of the top young players in the game.

 

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Eichel scored a goal during Buffalo's 4-2 loss to Toronto. He had six shots and two blocks in 21:32 minutes of ice time.

Fantasy Impact: In his last five games he has three goals and three assists with 23 shots on goal in that span. Eichel has put up some good numbers this season especially considering he has only played in 58 games. He has scored 24 goals with 32 assists this season.

 

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Jack Eichel tallied three assists on Saturday in the Sabres 3-1 win over the Maple Leafs. He also added four shots on goal.

Fantasy Impact: Eichel has been excellent on the season and he has gotten off to a hot start in February. Through six games in the month, he has eight points and he has tallied at least one point in four of six games on the month.

 

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Jack Eichel recorded two assists in the Sabres 5-4 win over the Sharks and also added four shots on goal.

Fantasy Impact: Eichel has scored in bunches of late as in the past month he has nine games where he has scored zero points, but also five multi-point games. He is on almost a point per game pace, which is obviously useful for fantasy purposes. He is a fantasy asset in all league formats and sizes.

 

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Jack Eichel scored a goal and recorded a shot in the Sabres 4-1 win over the Rangers.

Fantasy Impact: Eichel suffered through a five-game stretch throughout the middle of December in which he did not record a point. However, he is now riding a four-game point streak, in which he has recorded two goals and three assists. He will look to keep his hot scoring ways up when the Sabres take on the Blackhawks Thursday.

 

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Jack Eichel broke a five-game scoreless stream with two points on Tuesday. He finished with a goal and an assist with a +1 rating and five shots on goal.

Fantasy Impact: It was good to see the streak end, as Eichel will hopefully now pick back up to the level of production when he initially returned. He has 10 points in 13 games, and he continues to see a ton of shots (51 in 13 games).

 

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Jack Eichel posted three points (two goals and an assist) in Tuesday's win over the Kings. He finished with a +3 rating and five shots on goal.

Fantasy Impact: Eichel has been electric over his seven games, now up to eight points with over three shots per game in that span. He's certainly creating value for those around him, including Kyle Okposo and Evander Kane.

 

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Jack Eichel scores twice

Thu, Dec 1st 11:25pm EST
By Daniel Marcus

Jack Eichel scored two goals and tallied four shots in 19:57 of ice time on Thursday against the Rangers.

Fantasy Impact: Eichel has only played in two games but has managed at least one goal in each. While this pace won't continue, he has shown that he is poised to build on a solid rookie campaign. He is the centerpiece of this team's offense and should be a very good fantasy contributor moving forward.

 

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Jack Eichel scored a goal and tallied an assist in his season debut against the Senators on Tuesday. He also added five shots, two blocked shots, and two penalty minutes.

Fantasy Impact: Eichel made an immediate fantasy impact and provided an offensive spark for a team very much in need. He should be able to provide a spark for fantasy teams as well. He will look to build on his 56-point performance from his rookie campaign.

 

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Jack Eichel gets two points in win

Wed, Nov 11th 11:00am EST
By Roy Widrig

Jack Eichel had a goal and an assist in Tuesday's 4-1 win over the Lightning. He had seven shots on goal.

Fantasy Impact: The Sabres reliance on the rookie is becoming more evident, with almost 18 minutes of ice time on 24 shifts and several shots on goal. This bodes well for fantasy owners, as long as he can sustain his success deep into 2016.

 

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Jack Eichel gets first assists

Sat, Nov 7th 4:23pm EST
By Roy Widrig

Jack Eichel had two assists on Saturday, the first two of his NHL career.

Fantasy Impact: It's about time. Eichel had been scoring a few goals here and there, but before today had zero assists. The assists and extra power-play points should help his fantasy value immensely.

 

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Jack Eichel scored his fifth goal of the season in Buffalo's 4-1 loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning.

Fantasy Impact: Eichel will get many chances to score for the Sabres this season as they battle to stay out of the basement. So far he's scored five times on 48 shots, but has no assists. He is also a minus-7.

 

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Jack Eichel scored his fourth goal of the season on Friday night versus the Flyers.

Fantasy Impact: Eichel now has four goals and zero assists through 11 games. So far he's only shown owners one dimension: goal scoring. Fortunately, that's the most important part of this game.

 

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Jack Eichel scored in the final minutes of the Sabres 4-3 loss to the Devils on Saturday.

Fantasy Impact: The power-play goal was Eichel's third of the season. He has only scored once at even-strength, and now owns a minus-7 for the season.

 

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Jack Eichel scored the game-winning goal against the Blue Jackets on Monday as the Sabres won 4-2.

Fantasy Impact: Three games, two goals for Eichel. It's early in the season but easy to see that Eichel will be relied upon heavily for offense in 2015-2016.

 

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Buffalo Sabres rookie Jack Eichel scored a power play goal for his first as an NHL player.

Fantasy Impact: Eichel roofed a shot on the power play over the right shoulder of Craig Anderson, starting the hype train toward the Calder Trophy. He'll suit up next versus the Tampa Bay Lightning on Saturday.

 

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Sabres first-rounder and 18-year old Jack Eichel impressed in his preseason debut on Monday, assisting linemate Matt Moulson on a two-on-one goal and scoring a short-handed goal only four minutes later.

Fantasy Impact: Both goals were very impressive, though they likely came against the Wild's #3 goalie for 2015-16 in Darcy Kuemper. However, the Sabres are showing that that won't be shy about giving Eichel ice time and letting him learn on the job at 18.

 

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