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Jack Eichel named Buffalo Sabres captain

Posted: 11:57 AM, Oct 03, 2018
Updated: 2018-10-03 12:10:39-04
Jack Eichel named Buffalo Sabres captain

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. 

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.

 

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