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Five-goal 1st period leads Sabres to 7-1 win over Devils

Posted: 10:42 PM, Dec 02, 2019
Updated: 2019-12-02 22:42:26-05
Flames come back to top Devils, 5-2

Jack Eichel had a goal and two assists, and the Buffalo Sabres used a five-goal first period to beat the New Jersey Devils 7-1.

Eichel scored 2:46 into the game, and Conor Sheary scored twice during the first 20 minutes. Jeff Skinner and Rasmus Asplund also connected in the first, and Victor Olofsson and Henri Jokiharju scored in the second.

Louis Domingue was pulled after allowing five goals on 15 shots. He was replaced by Mackenzie Blackwood, who made 15 saves.