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Buffalo Sabres Eastern Conference Atlantic Division
Jack Eichel • #9 • C
Status:Off season
Ht/Wt:6'2", 203 lbs.
Born:Oct 28, 1996 (24 yrs) in North Chelmsford, MA
Hometown:North Chelmsford, MA
Experience:5 years
Drafted:Drafted by Buffalo in 2015 (1/2).
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Scouting Report
Assets: Owns outstanding reach and a very projectable frame, so he can play keepaway with the puck virtually at will. Is an excellent offensive performer whose patience with the puck is off the charts. Can score goals with aplomb, too, thanks to a rocket of a shot.
Flaws: As one of the most highly decorated American players to come along in years, there will be major pressure for him to perform on a nightly basis. Can he handle the spotlight? Also, he could stand to add more bulk and strength in order to shine in the NHL.
Career Potential: Outstanding offensive talent with big upside.
Career Honors & Awards
League Honor Description
NHL All-Rookie Team 2015-16
NCAA Hobey Baker Memorial Award 2014-15
NCAA Freshman of the Year 2014-15
NCAA East First All-American Team 2014-15
NCAA Frozen Four All-Tournament Team 2014-15
HE All-Rookie Team 2014-15
USHL Second All-Star Team 2013-14
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