Sabres’ Eichel returns to practice for first time since ankle injury

The Buffalo Sabres’ season is a wash but, as they look to gain positive momentum heading into the off-season, the team is on the verge of getting its best player back.

Jack Eichel returned to practice Tuesday for the first time since mid-February. He led the team stretch and skated on a line with Jason Pominville and Zemgus Girgensons.

Jack Eichel leading the stretch. #Sabres

— Bill Hoppe (@BillHoppeNHL) March 13, 2018

The 21-year-old was injured in a Feb. 10 game in Boston when he was taken down by Bruins defenceman Matt Grzelcyk. His expected recovery time was four to six weeks.

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