Buffalo Sabres GM Tim Murray’s updated recovery window for Jack Eichel makes an unfortunate situation that much gloomier.
That might not seem like a big deal, but a couple weeks could make a big difference for a team hoping to make a difficult step forward like Buffalo.
WGR’s Paul Hamilton reports that Murray isn’t working the phones to make a trade in reaction to Eichel’s absence … yet. He wants to see how the Sabres fare without Eichel first.
This moment from tonight’s game seems less comical now (after getting some Twitter laughs):
Hey, Tim Murray, at least you signed a contract extension today, right?