NHL Barometer: Risers & Fallers
NHL Barometer: Risers & Fallers

This article is part of our NHL Barometer series.

This week's article includes a hot Jack in Buffalo, a pair of young wingers on a roll, the Ghost on fire and a pair of big-name players on the wrong side of the ledger.

First Liners (Risers)

Jack Eichel, C, BUF – It's been another rough season for the Sabres, but Eichel has found his game lately. Eichel notched two assists Saturday, giving the 21-year old six goals and seven assists with 37 shots through his past 10 games. The face of the Buffalo franchise missed the first 21 games last season with a high-ankle sprain but was able to post a career-high 57 points in 61 games. With 32 points in 36 games, Eichel is on pace to exceed last year's total.

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Jan Levine
Levine covers baseball, basketball and hockey for RotoWire. In addition to his column writing, he's the master of the MLB and NHL cheatsheets. In his spare time, he roots for the Mets.
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