Bruins Morning Skate Report: Jack Eichel Plays Bruins For First Time In NHL (Video)

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Buffalo Sabres forward Jack Eichel

Photo via Buffalo Sabres forward Jack Eichel during a preseason game.

Jack Eichel grew up in Massachusetts as a Boston Bruins fan, and on Saturday night he will play against them at TD Garden for the first time as an NHL player.

The former Boston University star, who was selected No. 2 overall by the Buffalo Sabres in the 2015 draft, said he will have plenty of friends and family in attendance to see him play.

As for the Bruins, they have an opportunity to claim first place in the Atlantic Division with a win over the Sabres combined with a Montreal Canadiens loss to the Washington Capitals.

Check out the Bruins morning skate report presented by Mercedes-Benz in the video above for a Bruins-Sabres preview.

Thumbnail photo via Brace Hemmelgarn/USA TODAY Sports Images

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