Jack Eichel suffered an upper-body injury before training camp. ©2021, Micheline Veluvolu

Sabres’ Jack Eichel, Linus Ullmark practicing for first time this season

Buffalo Sabres captain Jack Eichel and goalie Linus Ullmark are practicing for the first time this season today at KeyBank Center.

An upper-body injury sidelined Eichel for the first four sessions of training camp. Ullmark, meanwhile, had to quarantine because an immigration issue following his arrival from Sweden.

In addition, winger Victor Olofsson is practicing after suffering an upper-body injury when he crashed into the net Saturday.

In other news, winger Zemgus Girgensons, who suffered a lower-body injury in Monday’s scrimmage, isn’t on the ice today, according to reports from the rink.

Some other notes:

– The Sabres announced this morning that prospects Dylan Cozens and Jack Quinn have been added to Buffalo’s camp roster and are expected to join the team in the coming days.

Cozens and Quinn won a silver medal with Team Canada at the World Junior Championship on Tuesday.

– The also announced this morning that defenseman Ryan Jones, 24, has been added to the roster on a professional tryout agreement.

The 6-foot-2, 206-pound Jones played four years at Nebraska-Omaha. The Pittsburgh Penguins drafted him in the fourth round in 2016, 121st overall.

Jones is expected to practice in the second session today.

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