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Sabres Links: Eichel dominates combine, Kaleta contract talks begin, Briere may retire

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Jack Eichel leaves Buffalo with high marks at the combine as the Sabres are a step closer to the draft.

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Sabres Links

  • Jack Eichel dominated the combine yesterday, finishing better than Connor McDavid in five of six tests [NHL.com]
  • AJ Greer, who played with Eichel at BU this season, says Eichel should go first overall, will do great things [NHL.com]
  • Patrick Kaleta and the Sabres will begin contract talks this week according to his agent [Pro Hockey Talk]

Around The League

  • Tampa evened the series with Chicago, but may have lost Ben Bishop [NHL.com]
  • Former Sabre Danny Briere is contemplating retirement [Yahoo!]
  • The Bruins are unlikely to sign Carl Soderberg according to Elliotte Friedman [Sportsnet]
  • Friedman also says that teams are inquiring about Phil Kessel [Sportsnet]