Buffalo Sabres captain Jack Eichel, who didn’t observe Wednesday due to an upper-body injury, will miss Thursday’s recreation towards the Panthers and doable extra time.
“Jack Eichel is day-to-day. He is not going to play tonight,” coach Phil Housley stated. “We’ll re-evaluate early subsequent week.”
He added that “we would like to be cautious. There’s a variety of hockey to be performed.”
Eichel performed fewer than three minutes Monday towards the Islanders due to the injury.
After Thursday’s recreation, Buffalo performs at Boston Saturday earlier than internet hosting New Jersey Tuesday.
Eichel was named to the All-Star group on Wednesday. With 49 factors in 40 video games, he has led the Sabres from final yr’s depths to respectability. However after a 10-game win streak, the group is just Four-7-Four.