Sports Eichel returns to Sabres practice

18:36  13 march  2018
18:36  13 march  2018 Source:   theScore

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Practice was broken into two groups for the Sabres at KeyBank Center on Wednesday morning, and both featured players returning from the World Cup of Hockey. They were given the reigns to play fast and loose and they had fun doing it. Video: EICHEL : After Practice .

Eichel practiced with his expected linemates, Evander Kane and Sam Reinhart, and also assumed his familiar role on the team's top power-play unit. Eichel 's pending return has the potential of providing the Sabres a boost, particularly on a sputtering offense.

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The Buffalo Sabres welcomed back a familiar face Tuesday morning, as Jack Eichel returned to practice for the first time in nearly a month.

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