Eichel’s point streak ends as he misses Flyers game with upper body injury

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Buffalo Sabres forward Jack Eichel (9) skates during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Nashville Predators, Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019, in Buffalo, N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – Jack Eichel’s quest to tie Gilbert Perreault’s franchise record 18-game point streak is over.

The Sabres captain, who was on the ice for warm-ups ahead of Thursday’s game against the Flyers, was scratched prior to puck drop with an upper body injury, ending his 17-game point streak.

The Sabres currently trail the Flyers 6-0 after two period.

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