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Nylander, Maple Leafs handle Sabres

Toronto forward scores third goal; Buffalo without Eichel

by Mike Brophy / NHL.com Correspondent

Nylander's 3rd goal of season

BUF@TOR: Nylander's wrist shot beats Johnson

3/19/16: Pierre-Alexandre Parenteau finds William Nylander who fires one past Chad Johnson to even the score at 1 in the 2nd period

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TORONTO -- William Nylander is starting to feel quite comfortable in his NHL surroundings.

The 19-year-old center scored a goal and had an assist for the Toronto Maple Leafs in a 4-1 win against the Buffalo Sabres at Air Canada Centre on Saturday.

"I think it's coming every game," Nylander said. "You start to find areas of the ice where you can make certain plays. It's coming and it's getting there."

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Sabres' Eichel to miss game vs. Maple Leafs

Buffalo rookie has flu; Gauthier to debut for Toronto

by Mike Brophy / NHL.com Correspondent

SABRES (29-33-10) at MAPLE LEAFS (24-35-11)

TV: 7 p.m. ET; CBC, CITY, MSG-B, NHL.TV

TORONTO -- Buffalo Sabres rookie Jack Eichel has the flu and won't be in the lineup Saturday against the Toronto Maple Leafs at Air Canada Centre.

Eichel, who leads the Sabres with 22 goals and is second with 49 points, was one of only two Sabres to have played in all 72 games this season; defenseman Rasmus Ristolainen is the other.

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