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John Vogl of The Athletic: Jack Eichel is going to be out a least a week with an upper-body injury but there is some talk that he could be out much longer.

“Jack went back to Buffalo early, still being assessed,” coach Ralph Krueger said from Wells Fargo Center. “He’ll be out minimum a week. We have an upper-body situation that needs some deeper analysis before we decide further.”

Eichel has been dealing with an upper-body issues since training camp.

John Vogl: Eichel has left town as he’s looking for another opinion.