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Jack Eichel could tie the Sabres record for consecutive games with a point against the Flyers
Posted: 6:00 AM, Dec 19, 2019
Updated: 2019-12-19 06:42:41-05
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NEWARK, NEW JERSEY - FEBRUARY 17: Jack Eichel #9 of the Buffalo Sabres skates against the New Jersey Devils at the Prudential Center on February 17, 2019 in Newark, New Jersey. The Devils defeated the Sabres 4-1. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
PHILADELPHIA — While it is
, Buffalo Sabres captain
well-below freezing in Western New York
Jack Eichel has been red hot
Eichel has the chance to tie a franchise record that was set nearly 24 years before he was born, in Thursday night's game against the Philadelphia Flyers.
Starting with a four goal performance against the Ottawa Senators on November 16th, Eichel has recorded 16 goals and 15 assists in the Sabres last 17 games in a row.
If Eichel records a point against the Flyers, he would tie the Sabres franchise record set by Gilbert Perreault of 18 consecutive games with a point back in the 1971-72 season.
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