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Jack Eichel’s overtime penalty shot lifts Sabres over Oilers

Jack Eichel netted the overtime winner on a penalty shot in the Buffalo Sabres’ 3-2 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Thursday at KeyBank Center.

Eichel drew the penalty shot 1:09 into the extra period and scored on a wrist shot that went high glove side on Oilers goaltender Mike Smith.

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The Sabres captain now holds the franchise record for most overtime goals with nine.

Curtis Lazar and Sam Reinhart also scored for Buffalo to erase a two-goal deficit.

Linus Ullmark made 25 saves to earn his 12th win of the season.

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