Ryan Spooner has spent the majority of the season adjusting to playing the wing with Krejci, and has been just okay trying to play away from his natural center spot while using his speed and playmaking on the wing. The bouncing between the second and fourth line has undoubtedly been frustrating for
Jack Eichel has returned for the Buffalo Sabres, and as a result so has their scoring. Eichel missed the first 21 games of the season with a high ankle sprain and has reignited Buffalo's offensive attack. Eichel had a goal and an assist in his first game of the season, helping to lead the Sabres
The Boston Bruins recalled forward Anton Blidh from Providence of the American Hockey League on Friday. Blidh joined the Bruins for their Friday practice and was expected to travel with the team to Buffalo to face the Sabres on Saturday. This is Blidh's first career NHL recall.