Behind The Bench: Eichel ailing, Sabres continue downward trend

Jan 3, 2019

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On this week's edition of WBFO's Behind The Bench, Buffalo Sabres reporter Bill Hoppe talks about Jack Eichel's injury, what players need to step up in his absence, and seeing a healthy Lawrence Pilut back in the lineup. With the Sabres holding on to a wild card spot by a thread, Bill also discusses what teams could pass them in the standings.

You can read Bill Hoppe's work at his Buffalo Hockey Beat blog and at BuffaloNews.com. Follow him on Twitter at @BillHoppeNHL.