The Buffalo Sabres are on such a roll, captain Jack Eichel was having difficulty recalling the last time they lost.
“Um, was it Calgary?” Eichel said Monday, before being reminded that the 2-1 overtime defeat to the Flames was three losses ago.
“Yeah, Rangers, in New York,” he said, finally recalling a 3-1 loss on Nov. 4 that dropped Buffalo’s record to 7-6-2.
Nine games — and nine wins — later, the Sabres are the NHL’s biggest surprise two months into the season.
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