|Nov. 18 7:37 AM PT8:37 AM MT9:37 AM CT10:37 AM ET15:37 GMT23:37 8:37 AM MST10:37 AM EST19:37 UAE10:37 ETNaN:� BRT - Eichel went to the dressing room late in the second period Friday after coming off the ice slowly, keeping weight off his right skate following a collision and making a brief stop on the bench. Buffalo's standout center was cleared to return at the start of the third period.
Analysis: Eichel said he felt fine after the game, so it seems he won't miss any time.
|Nov. 14 5:56 PM PT6:56 PM MT7:56 PM CT8:56 PM ET1:56 GMT9:56 6:56 PM MST8:56 PM EST5:56 UAE (+1)20:56 ETNaN:� BRT - Eichel had a goal and an assist Tuesday in Pittsburgh.
Analysis: Eichel ended an eight-game goal drought after scoring four times in the first nine contests. He has five points in the last seven contests.
|Nov. 7 5:50 PM PT6:50 PM MT7:50 PM CT8:50 PM ET1:50 GMT9:50 6:50 PM MST8:50 PM EST5:50 UAE (+1)20:50 ETNaN:� BRT - Eichel had an assist Tuesday against the Capitals.
Analysis: He has three assists in the last four games but has gone six straight without a goal after scoring four times in the first nine contests.
|Oct. 28 12:24 PM PT1:24 PM MT2:24 PM CT3:24 PM ET19:24 GMT3:24 12:24 PM MST2:24 PM EST23:24 UAE15:24 ETNaN:� BRT - Eichel had an assist Saturday but also had a power-play goal disallowed in a 3-2 loss to the Sharks.
Analysis: Officials overturned the goal after a replay challenge because Sabres center Sam Reinhart clipped goaltender Aaron Dell's right leg before Eichel put the puck in the net. Eichel, who turned 21 on Saturday, is tied for the team lead with 12 points.
|Oct. 21 6:59 AM PT7:59 AM MT8:59 AM CT9:59 AM ET13:59 GMT21:59 6:59 AM MST8:59 AM EST17:59 UAE9:59 ETNaN:� BRT - Eichel scored his third of the season Friday.
Analysis: The star center flipped the puck between the skates of Canucks defenseman Ben Hutton and sent a wrist shot from the right circle between Jacob Markstrom's pads.
|Oct. 18 8:08 AM PT9:08 AM MT10:08 AM CT11:08 AM ET15:08 GMT23:08 8:08 AM MST10:08 AM EST19:08 UAE11:08 ETNaN:� BRT - Eichel had two assists and two penalty minutes in Tuesday's overtime loss to Vegas. He finished at a minus-1 in 23:41 of ice time.
Analysis: It was the third multipoint performance in four games for Eichel, who leads the Sabres with seven assists and is second on the team with eight penalty minutes.
|Oct. 15 8:02 AM PT9:02 AM MT10:02 AM CT11:02 AM ET15:02 GMT23:02 8:02 AM MST10:02 AM EST19:02 UAE11:02 ETNaN:� BRT - Eichel had a goal, an assist and two penalty minutes in Saturday's loss to the Kings.
Analysis: Eichel is off to a hot start after signing a huge extension just before the season began with seven points through five games. He's posted back-to-back multipoint games and even has six penalty minutes this season.
|Oct. 13 8:54 AM PT9:54 AM MT10:54 AM CT11:54 AM ET15:54 GMT23:54 8:54 AM MST10:54 AM EST19:54 UAE11:54 ETNaN:� BRT - Eichel had two assists and finished at a plus-1 in Thursday's 3-2 loss to the Sharks.
Analysis: Eichel is tied for second on the Sabres with five points, including four in Buffalo's two road games. Buffalo has three games left on a four-game road swing. Eichel, though, has taken only eight shots this season, tied for sixth on the team.
|Oct. 7 5:58 PM PT6:58 PM MT7:58 PM CT8:58 PM ET0:58 GMT8:58 5:58 PM MST7:58 PM EST4:58 UAE (+1)20:58 ETNaN:� BRT - Eichel had a goal and an assist Saturday against the Islanders.
Analysis: Eichel has three points in the first two games of the season. Eichel and the Sabres agreed to terms on a maximum eight-year contract worth a total of $80 million on Tuesday. He put up 24 goals and 33 assists last season despite missing 21 games due to an ankle injury. His 0.934 points per game ranked 11th in the NHL.
|Oct. 3 4:29 PM PT5:29 PM MT6:29 PM CT7:29 PM ET23:29 GMT7:29 4:29 PM MST6:29 PM EST3:29 UAE (+1)19:29 ETNaN:� BRT - Eichel and the Sabres have agreed to terms on a maximum eight-year contract worth a total of $80 million.
Analysis: Eichel, picked second behind Connor McDavid in the top-heavy 2015 draft, didn't quite get the $100 million the Oilers star received back in July. It's still a massive haul for the soon-to-be 21-year-old, who put up 24 goals and 33 assists last season despite missing 21 games due to an ankle injury. His 0.934 points per game ranked 11th in the NHL.
|Aug. 2 11:40 AM PT12:40 PM MT1:40 PM CT2:40 PM ET18:40 GMT2:40 11:40 AM MST1:40 PM EST22:40 UAE14:40 ETNaN:� BRT - Eichel and the Sabres are discussing a contract extension that could run the NHL maximum eight years.
Analysis: The 20-year-old Eichel has one season remaining on the entry-level contract he signed after being selected with the second pick in the 2015 draft - one spot behind Connor McDavid, who recently signed an eight-year, $100 million deal with the Oilers. Eichel is coming off a season in which he had a team-leading 57 points and finished second with 24 goals in 61 games despite missing the first two months with a sprained left ankle.