Jack Eichel

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Paul Hamilton
May 13, 2017 - 9:59 am
(WGR 550) - Team USA survived a scare from Latvia to win its fourth straight game at the World Championships, 5-3. The U.S. trailed 3-1 in the second period, but four unanswered goals got them the victory. The Jets' Andrew Copp went end-to-end and scored the game winning goal with just 3:22 left...
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Brayton Wilson
May 12, 2017 - 10:23 am
Buffalo Sabres forward Ryan O'Reilly stood out amongst the others on Thursday in Paris, France at the IIHF World Championship. He scored a powerplay goal and was named as Canada's Best Player of the Game in a 3-2 win over France in preliminary round action. O'Reilly opened the scoring 5:19 into the...
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Paul Hamilton
May 10, 2017 - 12:35 pm
(WGR 550) - Team USA is now 3-1 at the World Championships, thanks to a 3-0 victory over Italy. Wednesday's game wasn’t as close as the score would indicate as Detroit’s Jimmy Howard only had to make nine saves to secure his shutout. At the other end, Andreas Bernard faced 32 shots. The New York...
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Paul Hamilton
May 08, 2017 - 5:15 pm
(WGR 550) - Jack Eichel had two assists to help Team USA knock off Sweden 4-3 at the IIHF World Championship. The Sabres center was on the ice for five of the seven goals in the game and was quite active in his 20:18 of work. Eichel thinks a really good offensive game and showed us on Clayton...
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Paul Hamilton
May 07, 2017 - 12:59 pm
(WGR 550) - Jack Eichel and Team USA got their first win of the World Championships beating Denmark 7-2. I didn’t think Eichel played nearly as well as he did in the loss to Germany, but he still had the puck a lot. Eichel had 10 shots against Germany while his line had 22. In this game, Eichel had...
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Paul Hamilton
May 06, 2017 - 10:07 pm
(WGR 550) - Hockey Night in Canada addressed the Sabres general manager search on Saturday. Nick Kypreos said, “It’s a forgone conclusion out of Pittsburgh that Jason Botterill will be named the next general manager of the Buffalo Sabres.” “Terry Pegula is a longtime admirer of the blueprint that...
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Paul Hamilton
May 05, 2017 - 6:18 pm
(WGR 550) - It only took the Sabres' Ryan O’Reilly 6:09 to give Canada a lead it never relinquished in their first game of the World Championships. Team Canada went on to beat the Czech Republic 4-1 with Colorado goaltender Calvin Pickard making 28 saves. The Canadians also got goals from Carolina'...
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Bulldog
May 04, 2017 - 9:43 am
Discipline, structure, communication and character. Those were the talking points a couple of weeks ago when Terry Pegula stood at a podium discussing his decision to fire both Tim Murray and Dan Bylsma from running his hockey team. Those four words stood out as an indication of the issues within...
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Paul Hamilton
April 28, 2017 - 2:18 pm
(WGR 550) - The NHL Draft Lottery takes place in Toronto on Saturday night, and the Buffalo Sabres get to take part once again after losing out to the Florida Panthers in 2014 and the Edmonton Oilers in 2015. Buffalo drafted second overall both years and landed forwards Sam Reinhart and Jack Eichel...
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Paul Hamilton
April 25, 2017 - 2:43 pm
(WGR 550) - The second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs begins Wednesday with two Western Conference series. I’ll get to the format in a moment, but why is the NHL having games and 8 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. on Wednesday, and 7 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. on Thursday? Wouldn’t it make more sense to move one of...
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