Sabres forward Jack Eichel would like to thank the thousands of Maple Leafs fans who showed up in Buffalo to provide an electric environment to what's been a difficult season. ''This is our building and obviously want to play well here,'' Eichel said. Ryan O'Reilly and Dmitry
Vancouver Canucks left winger Jack Skille was helped from the ice late in the second period of Saturday's game against the Minnesota Wild. Skille, who had scored to give Vancouver a 4-0 lead only minutes earlier, received a hit from Minnesota right winger Charlie Coyle with 3:30 to play in the period
He also said he did not realize who speared him until Crosby apologized for it later.