By The Canadian Press December 20th, 2019
BUFFALO, N.Y. — Buffalo Sabres captain Jack Eichel has been listed as each day with an higher physique harm.
Eichel practiced with the Sabres on Friday, and his standing is unsure for Saturday’s recreation in opposition to the visiting Los Angeles Kings.
The NHL’s second-leading scorer was scratched 10 minutes earlier than the beginning of Buffalo’s 6-1 loss at Philadelphia on Thursday evening after he participated in warmups.
Buffalo Sabres’ Jack Eichel (AP Photograph/Jeffrey T. Barnes)
Eichel mentioned Friday he was feeling higher however supplied no different specifics on the harm, aside from noting it was one thing that has been bothering him for a while.
Eichel has 24 targets and 50 factors in 35 video games. The harm put an finish to Eichel’s 17-game point-scoring streak — the league’s longest this season — as a result of the NHL doesn’t permit level streaks to proceed if there are missed video games. Eichel’s point-scoring streak fell one wanting the Sabres’ franchise file of 18 video games set by Gilbert Perreault, who scored in 18 straight video games from Oct. 24-Dec. four, 1971.
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