NHL

In Battle of Youngsters Eichel and Sabres Come Out On Top

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The Buffalo Sabres faced Connor McDavid and the Edmonton Oilers and defeated them 4-3 in overtime. The rookie stars didn’t have any goals but McDavid has 2 assists in the loss. Milan Lucic scored his 8th goal of the season with his new team and Jorden Eberle also scored his 8th goal of the season. Rasmus Ristolainen scored the game-winning goal in overtime to secure the victory. It was Ristolainen first goal of the season. Eichel assisted on the game-winning goal. The Sabres also had great play from Evander Kane who scored two goals to bring his season total to three. Finally, the Sabres had great goaltending with Anders Nilsson who stopped 34 shots. The Sabres are now 10-10-6 on the season and 5-2-2 in the last nine games. They face the Washington Capitals on Friday.

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