Sabres Links: Eichel visits the Cup, enjoying Buffalo love, will be an icon

Your daily dose of Eichel thoughts from around the web.

Sabres Links

  • Jack Eichel has felt the love from Western New York, and says the passion will play a factor in whether or not he'll go pro [Buffalo News]
  • Eichel will be a Buffalo icon [Sportsnet]
  • Many of the top prospects, including Eichel, were at the Stanley Cup last night and met with the teams [Twitter]
  • Eichel and those prospects also visited Hockey Night In Canada, and Eichel gave Don Cherry a USA Hockey shirt for all his support throughout the years [Sportsnet]
  • Dave Hodge gave a thumbs up to Eichel's confidence [TSN]
  • In very important news, Eichel and McDavid both agree that hotdogs are not sandwiches [Twitter]

Around The League

  • Tampa Bay took a 2-1 series lead over Chicago []
  • Jeff Blashill will be named the Red Wings head coach today [M Live]
  • The NHL and KHL are nearing a transfer agreement [Pro Hockey Talk]
  • WalletHub ranked the top hockey cities in the U.S., and somehow Buffalo is not in the top ten []