Jack Eichel

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While the Buffalo Bills are gearing up for the 2019 season that is rapidly approaching, the Buffalo Sabres remain in offseason mode, gearing up for the start of the 2019-20 season in October. This offseason has been a fairly active time for general manager Jason Botterill, who has made a number of...
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Brayton Wilson
June 24, 2019 - 10:20 am
It may be a stretch to try and convince a guy like Joe Pavelski to go from San Jose, California to Buffalo, New York, but Pavelski would be the perfect fit for the Sabres. Pierre LeBrun of The Athletic wrote on Monday that he believes that the Sabres are among the teams that have contacted Pavelski...
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Howard & Jeremy | Weekdays 6a-10a
June 12, 2019 - 10:22 am
After being acquired from the Carolina Hurricanes last offseason, Jeff Skinner tallied a career-year for the Buffalo Sabres with 40 goals and 63 points in 82 games. The 27-year-old also earned an All-Star appearance in his one season on the Sabres. Heading into the offseason, Skinner was set to...
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Paul Hamilton
May 31, 2019 - 8:00 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - The last time I was with Jack Hughes, it was April at the Draft Lottery in Toronto. Since then, he’s played for Team USA in two international tournaments and then arrived in Buffalo for the combine. Hughes has finished his interviews and had his physical. He said talking to...
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Paul Hamilton
May 23, 2019 - 3:47 pm
(WGR 550) - Team Canada was 0.4-seconds from being eliminated at the World Championship, but somehow escaped Switzerland to advance to the semi-finals. In another quarterfinal game on Thursday, Team USA was knocked out of the tournament by Russia 4-3. Since both games started at the same time, I...
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Paul Hamilton
May 21, 2019 - 5:40 pm
(WGR 550) - Team USA finished group play on Tuesday at the World Championship losing to Canada 3-0. Sabres forward Jack Eichel was held off the scoresheet for the first time all tournament. Eichel had his best chance on the power play, one timing one from the left circle. He also sent in James van...
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Paul Hamilton
May 19, 2019 - 3:07 pm
(WGR 550) - Team USA clinched a quarterfinals birth at the World Championship on Sunday thanks to a 3-1 win over Germany. The game was 1-1 midway through the third period, but goals by Sabres forward Jack Eichel and Dylan Larkin Det. clinched the win. Eichel had another strong game, getting stopped...
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Paul Hamilton
May 13, 2019 - 6:56 pm
(WGR 550) - Team USA went to 2-1 at the World Championship on Monday with a hard fought 3-2 overtime win over Finland. The U.S. has five points thanks to a three-point win and a two-point win. Finland has seven points with two three-point wins and one-point for the overtime loss. Dylan Larkin Det...
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Paul Hamilton
May 12, 2019 - 2:04 pm
(WGR 550) - Team USA evened its record at 1-1 at the World Championship by dominating France 7-1. Jack Eichel had one assist in the game, playing 13:22. Eichel won 13-of-18 faceoffs and had four of Team USA’s 42 shots. The Americans had lost 4-1 to Slovakia with Eichel getting an assist in that...
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Jon Simon
May 07, 2019 - 5:30 pm
The United States Men's National Team and Team Canada both took the ice for exhibition games Tuesday afternoon ahead of the start of the 2019 IIHF Men's World Championship. Three Buffalo Sabres are representing their countries in this year's tournament. Jack Eichel will take part in his third World...
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