Jack Eichel scored the tying goal with 1:46 remaining to force overtime as the Buffalo Sabres came away with a hard-earned point in a 3-2 loss to the New York Islanders at NYCB Live/Nassau Coliseum on Saturday.
Anthony Beauvillier scored the winning goal at 3:04 of overtime for the Islanders, who also received goals from Michael Dal Colle and Jordan Eberle. Semyon Varlamov stopped 32 shots.
Victor Olofsson also scored for the Sabres. Eichel tallied an assist in addition to the tying goal, extending his NHL-best point streak to 16 games. Linus Ullmark made 23 saves.
— Buffalo Sabres (@BuffaloSabres) December 14, 2019
16-game point streak for @Jackeichel15. ✔️
That's the longest streak of the 2019-20 season (so far). pic.twitter.com/eTlI4WRHOs
— NHL (@NHL) December 14, 2019