Tag Archives: Jack Eichel

HARD HITS: How the Jeff Skinner contract by Sabres sets up the market

IT’S DONE! We have signed forward Jeff Skinner to an eight-year contract with an average annual value of $9 million: https://t.co/X4sumuHW7H pic.twitter.com/Wwzk9qbPSk — Buffalo Sabres (@BuffaloSabres) June 8, 2019 The much rumored new contract for Jeff Skinner finally came to … Continue reading

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HARD HITS: Make Hockey Great Again

Okay. Before you stop and cringe at the cheesy title, let me just point out that it was the easiest thing I could come up with. Basically, the first thing that entered my mind, I used. Why do we need … Continue reading

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HARD HITS: NHL All-Star Weekend and Trade Deadline

That went well👍🏻🥇 What a great weekend. So much fun. Thanks to San Jose for hosting! #NHLallstar pic.twitter.com/9mTH0BInBC — Henrik Lundqvist (@HLundqvist30) January 27, 2019 NHL All-Star Weekend came and went in San Jose. They were a great host with … Continue reading

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Game #42: Terrible Tuesday – Sabres 5, Devils 1

I could almost picture coach John Hynes pulling a Gordon Bombay and castigating his team after their latest wonderful performance in Buffalo, who was missing one of their top forwards in Jack Eichel. ‘You want to lose? Fine, you’re the … Continue reading

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Game #14: Lundqvist and Vesey lead the way in 3-1 Rangers’ win over Sabres

I’ll be perfectly honest. I missed most of last night’s game. We had dinner plans with Mom and had Japanese food at a nice place on the North shore of the Island. Family comes before everything including our favorite hockey … Continue reading

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Pominville pays back Sabres for honoring him in 9-2 rout of familiar rival

When Buffalo general manager Jason Botterill took over the Sabres in the summer of 2017, one of his first moves was reacquiring Jason Pominville as part of a four player trade that included two draft picks with Minnesota on June … Continue reading

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Pick your favorite scoring line

There are plenty of exciting flavors in the NHL that can excite hockey fans when it comes to scoring lines. Much like ice cream, it depends on your preference. Continue reading

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The best New York team plays in Buffalo

There isn’t much excitement in the New York area for sports this winter. You have to look much further to find a compelling team worth following. Continue reading

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A Review of Game 2: At least the Rangers didn’t get shutout by Hutton

Ever since Carter Hutton played for St. Louis, he’s had our number. Originally a Nashville backup goalie before posting a NHL best .931 save percentage with the Blues last season, now he’s the starter in Buffalo. After a bad start … Continue reading

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Most deserving team, Sabres win NHL Lottery

Finally, logic prevailed. I know I wasn’t alone in thinking it was gonna happen again. Especially when Carolina moved all the way up into the top three along with the Montreal. When NHL Deputy Commish Bill Daly revealed picks three … Continue reading

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