The Buffalo Sabres scored three times in third period Tuesday night, but they weren’t able to close the gap against the Toronto Maple Leafs.
With a goal and an assist, Jack Eichel extended his NHL-best point streak to 17 games, but Buffalo fell 5-3 at Scotiabank Arena.
Eichel has 15 goals and 15 assists during the streak, which ties a pair of Dave Andreychuk streaks for the second-longest in franchise history. Eichel is now one game from tying Gilbert Perreault’s franchise-best 18-game streak (10+21) set in the 1971-72 season.
Rasmus Dahlin and Kyle Okposo also scored for Buffalo. Victor Olofsson recorded two assists and Linus Ullmark made 28 saves.
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