'Coach Brian Sutter thought Eastwood was "excellent'' in the Hawks' 1-1 tie against the Buffalo Sabres. Eastwood played 16 minutes, 40 seconds, helped kill penalties and finished with a minus-1 rating. Smith acquired him in part because of his ability to win faceoffs, and he won 55 percent Friday.'
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