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Jack Eichel extends point streak to 14 games, Sabres take down Blues, 5-2

Linus Ullmark made 28 saves and Jack Eichel scored the game-winning goal to extend his point streak to 14 games in the Buffalo Sabres’ 5-2 victory over the St. Louis Blues on Tuesday at KeyBank Center.

Eichel potted the go-ahead goal with 14:14 remaining on the clock to keep the longest point streak in the NHL alive. He then added Buffalo’s second empty-net goal of the game with 1.2 seconds left for his 20th goal of the season. Eichel is the third player in the League to hit the 20-goal mark this season.

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During the streak (which began on Nov. 16), Eichel has recorded 25 points (12+13).

Johan Larsson recorded a goal and an assist while Sam Reinhart also scored for Buffalo. Zemgus Girgensons added an empty-net goal with 50.5 seconds remaining.

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