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Eichel Shines In Opening Preseason Game

Scott Goodwin

I couldn’t help but have a smile on my face as the “Sabre Dance” played on WGR Sport Radio on Monday evening. The Sabres were finally back in action on a fresh sheet of ice at the Excel Energy Center in St. Paul, Minnesota. The Sabres trumped the Wild by a score of 3 – 2 despite the several prominent forwards missing from Buffalo’s lineup. Fans listening via radio or receiving updates must have been displeased by the fact that this preseason game went untelevised.

It’s a rare realization, preseason is now interesting this year, there are so many new things to analyze about this team. The theme of the preseason opener was music to any Buffalo fan’s ears. Continue reading