Jack Eichel drops needle on Sabres’ awesome new goal song

Watch as Buffalo Sabres rookie Jack Eichel beats Ottawa Senators goaltender Craig Anderson for his first NHL goal.

The Buffalo Sabres appear to be making smart decision after smart decision.

Not only is their roster improving by leaps and bounds, but more importantly, the Sabres unveiled an awesome goal song.

When super rookie Jack Eichel scored his first NHL goal Thursday night, on his dad’s birthday no less, First Niagara Center swelled with the triumphant horns of DJ Kool’s “Let Me Clear My Throat” — a fail-safe party jam.

“Let Me Clear My Throat,” which samples Mark the 45 King’s classic breakbeat “The 900 Number,” defeated Tenpole Tudor’s “Swords of a Thousand Men” in a fan-voted contest and mercifully replaces U2’s “The Miracle (of Joey Ramone)” as the Sabres’ celebratory anthem.

The U2 tune was also used by the Vancouver Canucks last season and caused the Sabres to finish a dismal 27th in our 2014-15 NHL Goal Song Power Rankings.

Buffalo will never finish that low again, thanks to this beauty:

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