Hutton, Sheary lead Sabres to first victory of season

Hutton, Sheary lead Sabres to first victory of season

With 1.8 seconds left on the clock, Jack Eichel was finally able to exhale.

The Buffalo Sabres captain had already broken his career-high in ice time when he stepped in front of New York Rangers defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk to block a shot from point-blank range in the game’s final minute on Saturday, temporarily protecting his team’s one-goal lead.

When the puck was iced to set up another defensive-zone draw, Eichel did it again. This time when he blocked the shot, he sped past Shattenkirk and buried the puck into an empty-net to put the finishing touches on a 3-1 win. Read More

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