BUFFALO, N.Y. — More bad news for the Buffalo Sabres' and their captain.
The team announced Wednesday that Jack Eichel will miss the remainder of the season due to a herniated disc in his neck.
They anticipate Eichel will be healthy and ready to play at the start of the 2021-22 season.
With the abbreviated season due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Eichel has 18 points in 21 games. He last played on March 7.
The Sabres are getting ready to take on the Washington Capitals Thursday.