Latest Jack Eichel News

Vegas' Eichel back on ice for first time since neck surgery

Jan. 11, 2022 21:42 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Jack Eichel finally skated with the Vegas Golden Knights for the first time since being acquired from Buffalo and becoming the first NHL player to undergo artificial disk replacement surgery on his neck in November. “A bit of an emotional moment for me,” Eichel...

Hughes lifts Devils over Sabres 4-3 to snap 6-game skid

Dec. 29, 2021 23:05 PM EST

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Jack Hughes and Jesper Bratt each had a goal and two assists to help the New Jersey Devils end their six-game losing streak with a 4-3 win against the Buffalo Sabres on Wednesday night. Hughes’ sixth goal of the season gave New Jersey a 3-2 lead in the third...

Wild's Guerin promoted to take over as US men's Olympic GM

Dec. 14, 2021 15:51 PM EST

Minnesota Wild general manager Bill Guerin was promoted to take over the men's U.S. Olympic hockey team on Tuesday, two months after Stan Bowman’s resignation in the wake of the Chicago Blackhawks’ sexual assault scandal. “Unfortunately, things turned out the way they did and...

Panthers come back from 3 down again to beat Sabres 7-4

Dec. 02, 2021 23:12 PM EST

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Anton Lundell scored twice, including the go-ahead goal, and the Florida Panthers came back from three down for the second straight game to beat the Buffalo Sabres 7-4 on Thursday night. Aaron Ekblad had two goals and an assist, Lucas Carlsson...

McCann, Appleton each score twice, Kraken beat Sabres 7-4

Nov. 29, 2021 23:06 PM EST

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Jared McCann and Mason Appleton each scored two goals, and the Seattle Kraken beat the Buffalo Sabres 7-4 on Monday night. Brandon Tanev had a goal and two assists, and Carson Soucy and Jaden Schwartz also scored for the expansion Kraken, who had...

Hard-hitting McNabb quietly does his job for Golden Knights

Nov. 19, 2021 16:11 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Vegas Golden Knights fans should be thankful defenseman Brayden McNabb can handle a hockey stick on skates. The 30-year-old from Saskatchewan, home to nearly half of Canada’s agricultural production, grew up smack dab in the middle of farmland with...

Sabres focused on looking ahead with Eichel now in the past

Nov. 17, 2021 10:45 AM EST

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Sabres had just completed a pregame meeting and veteran forward Kyle Okposo was struck by what he noticed once the coaches left the room. Rather than head their separate ways, most players stuck around to chat. Without referencing how...

Cozens scores 2, Sabres snap skid with 3-2 win over Oilers

Nov. 12, 2021 23:07 PM EST

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Sabres coach Don Granato recalled how young center Dylan Cozens didn’t flinch upon being informed he and his line would be matched up against two-time NHL MVP Connor McDavid. The 20-year-old followed up by showing no signs of fear in delivering...

Cotter, Rondbjerg net 1st NHL goals as Vegas tops Wild 3-2

Nov. 12, 2021 02:32 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Paul Cotter and Jonas Rondbjerg each scored his first NHL goal and the Vegas Golden Knights beat the Minnesota Wild 3-2 on Thursday night. The Golden Knights improved to 7-2-0 since Oct. 26 after opening the season 1-4-0. The seven wins and 14 points in...

Golden Knights top Kraken 4-2 for 6th victory in 8 games

Nov. 10, 2021 02:20 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Shea Theodore and Reilly Smith scored 46 seconds apart early in the third period to lift the Vegas Golden Knights over the Seattle Kraken 4-2 on Tuesday night. It was the second meeting of the NHL’s two newest franchises. Vegas beat Seattle on opening...