The Buffalo Sabres have named forward Jack Eichel as captain.
Sports reporter Matt Bove happened to capture the moment Eichel was named team captain today.
— Matthew Bové (@Matt_Bove) October 3, 2018
Last year, the star forward scored 25 goals and posted 39 assists in 64 games. He has a total of 177 points with the Sabres in three years with the team.
The forward signed a long-term deal with Buffalo last year.
Eichel was drafted by the Sabres in 2015. He went second overall.