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Eichel's end-to-end rush sparks Buffalo's 4-2 win over Vegas

Posted at 7:13 PM, Jan 14, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-14 22:13:50-05

BUFFALO, NY (AP) — Jack Eichel scored the go-ahead goal on an end-to-end rush 7:57 into the third period in the Buffalo Sabres' 4-2 win over the slumping Vegas Golden Knights.

The goal was Eichel's career-high-matching 28th of the season and came in a game in which he added an assist to become Buffalo's first player in 27 years to reach the 60-point mark in 46 or fewer games.

Sam Reinhart had a goal and two assists, and Kyle Okposo and Curtis Lazar, with an empty-netter, also scored.

Reilly Smith and Tomas Nosek scored for the Golden Knights, who have lost four straight.

(Article from AP Hockey Writer John Wawrow)