Sabres, Eichel agree to terms on extension

Sabres, Eichel agree to terms on extension

The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team has agreed to terms with forward Jack Eichel on an eight-year contract extension with an average annual value (AAV) of $10 million.

Eichel (6’2″, 206 lbs., 10/28/1996) led the Sabres with 57 points (24+33) in 61 games during the 2016-17 season, also finishing 11th in the NHL with 0.93 points per game and leading the league with 4.1 shots per game. In leading the Sabres in points, Eichel became just the fourth player in franchise history to lead the team in points before turning 21, joining Gilbert Perreault, Rick Martin and Pierre Turgeon. Read more at sabres.nhl.com

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