The Jack Eichel saga has finally come to an end, as the center has been traded to Vegas for a very underwhelming return.
Jack Eichel is rumored to be having his surgery soon, with a target return date in December. This is a step in getting the trade bus rolling.
With Jack Eichel requesting a trade again, fortune favors the Rangers as Buffalo’s misplayed hand has cost them all leverage they thought they had.
Per Elliotte Friedman, the Rangers and Sabres are “not close” on a potential trade for Jack Eichel. The ask is too high for the Rangers.
Per Larry Brooks, the New York Rangers currently do not have Jack Eichel’s medical records. This likely means a trade is not imminent.
More rumors linking the Rangers to Jack Eichel, this time noting that Chris Drury has engaged in preliminary talks with the Buffalo Sabres.
As quickly as things heated up for the Rangers and Jack Eichel, they seem to have cooled.
With the news that the Buffalo Sabres may want to punt the Jack Eichel injury treatment to another team, does that mean a trade discount is coming?
If the Rangers are to land Jack Eichel, then they also need to lock up Mika Zibanejad. The goal is two legit top centers, not just one.
The prevailing thoughts are that Jack Eichel to the Rangers is inevitable. Does it make sense for the Rangers, or is it too much too soon?