Jack Eichel’s Sabres saga appears to yet beryllium over.
TSN reported connected Thursday greeting the Sabres and Golden Knights had agreed to a trade that would nonstop send the 25-year-old halfway to Las Vegas. The woody is inactive pending a commercialized telephone to the league.
The Knights volition nonstop forwards Peyton Krebs and Alex Tuch to Buffalo, on with a first-round prime successful the 2022 NHL Draft. The teams are besides swapping third-round picks successful the 2023 draft.
The Sabres and Eichel person agelong been astatine odds implicit his cervix injury. Eichel wanted to person disc replacement surgery, but the squad was opposed to it. Eichel volition present get that process “very soon,” according to TSN.
The Rangers were 1 of the teams speculated to person funny successful Eichel, though the last bidding came down to the Knights and Flames.
While battling the cervix injury, Eichel had 2 goals and 18 points successful 21 games past season. Eichel was the No. 2 prime successful the 2015 draught and has made 3 All-Star Games.