Eichel scores in OT as Sabres beat Hurricanes 3-2

Published Mar. 12, 2016 5:48 p.m. ET

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) Jack Eichel scored his second goal on a breakaway at 4:59 of overtime, lifting the Buffalo Sabres to a 3-2 victory over the Carolina Hurricanes on Saturday.

Evander Kane had two assists and Chad Johnson made 28 saves for the Sabres, who snapped a two-game losing streak. Marcus Foligno also scored.

Victor Rask and Phillip Di Giuseppe scored for Carolina, which had won two in a row. Cam Ward made 21 saves.

The Hurricanes (31-26-12) are 10th in the Eastern Conference with 74 points.