Jack Eichel RUMORS & NEWS

  • Buffalo Sabres Management Should Take What It Can Get, End Jack Eichel Stalemate

    Bleacher Report "After a summer standoff, Jack Eichel reported to Buffalo Sabres camp this week, promptly failed his physical—as we knew he would—and was stripped of the captaincy. It was an extremely petty move by an organization that can't seem to figure out this whole rebuilding..." September 25

  • Jack Eichel reportedly 'willing to go anywhere to facilitate a trade'

    NHL Trade Talk "It might not have been clear if Jack Eichel was ever being picky about where he was willing to be traded to if the Buffalo Sabres could facilitate a trade, but things have gotten to the point now where Eichel doesn’t care where he’s moved to, as long as he’s..." September 24

  • Despite All the Drama, Jack Eichel Is Still a Franchise-Altering Center

    Bleacher Report "When the offseason began, the notion that Jack Eichel would begin the 2021-22 NHL season on any team outside of Buffalo seemed to be the lock of the century. Eichel all but announced that he wanted out, while the Sabres, at least publicly, presented that feeling as..." September 24

  • Sabres strip Jack Eichel of captaincy after failed physical

    Yahoo! Sports "The Jack Eichel saga is never going to end. As teams around the NHL make their way into their respective training camps, the Buffalo Sabres still employ the disgruntled star center, even after a summer where a blockbuster trade felt imminent and necessary. September 23

  • Jack Eichel is reportedly headed to Sabres camp as the impasse continues

    Forever Blueshirts "The Sabres will be opening training camp next week with many questions surrounding if Jack Eichel will show up. That question has been apparently answered with a report from the Associated Press that he indeed will attend camp. The person asked the AP for anonymity, but confirms that..." September 20

  • Where Should Jack Eichel Be Traded To?

    Bleacher Report "The biggest question of the offseason still remains unanswered: Where will Sabres captain Jack Eichel be plying his trade come the start of the 2021-22 NHL season? The continued back and forth between Eichel and the Sabres has lasted all summer, with the No. 2 pick overall in the..." September 08

  • Sabres, Jack Eichel met with NHL, NHLPA to discuss injury dispute

    Sportsnet "With NHL training camps opening in just under one month, the Buffalo Sabres and captain Jack Eichel remain at an impasse. And even the league and players' association have not been able to help find a resolution, yet. According to Sportsnet's Elliotte..." August 29

  • Will Jack Eichel Be Traded By Labor Day? Bruins Still Interested?

    Boston Hockey Now "The Boston Bruins continue to monitor the NHL trade market and like so many NHL teams, they’re still paying attention to the Jack Eichel saga with the Buffalo Sabres. Could a trade for the second overall pick at the 2015 NHL Entry Draft occur earlier than expected now? This past..." August 27

  • Jack Eichel changes agents amid dispute with Sabres

    Yardbarker "The Jack Eichel saga has a new twist today, as Elliotte Friedman of Sportsnet reports that the disgruntled Buffalo Sabres center will now be represented by Pat Brisson of CAA Sports. Eichel had previously been represented by Peter Fish and Peter Donatelli of Global..." August 27

  • Sabres' Center Jack Eichel trade rumors involve two surprising suitors

    Clutch Points "The temptation of adding a player like Eichel is always going to be there, and according to Sportsnet’s Mike Futa — during an appearance on Tim & Friends — at least two dark-horse teams could have a shot at landing the 24-year-old..." August 22

  • The Sabres' Jack Eichel posted a one-emoji tweet that has the NHL world going nuts

    For The Win "The trade rumors about Buffalo Sabres star forward Jack Eichel have been swirling for what feels like forever now, with talk that he may want out of the team that drafted him second overall in the 2015 NHL draft. The only thing missing this offseason was some kind of message from..." August 19

  • Salary Cap Lower Limit Complicates Jack Eichel Trade

    Pro Hockey Rumors "The Buffalo Sabres have been expected to trade Jack Eichel for months. His neck injury this season caused a difference of opinion between his camp and the team, leading to a lack of trust, which only exasperated a tough situation. Eichel has been in Buffalo for six seasons but..." August 10

  • Resetting the Jack Eichel Derby: Team trade fits, health status, Sabres' next moves

    ESPN "The standoff between the Buffalo Sabres and star center Jack Eichel has progressed past the point of usefulness for all involved. It's degenerated into public discourse for a matter than should have remained internal; now we have a general manager bragging..." August 05

  • Which teams can actually afford a Jack Eichel trade?

    Pro Hockey Talk "The Jack Eichel situation seems to have reached its breaking point in Buffalo, going from contentious to downright ugly. He clearly wants to have his preferred surgery, he clearly wants moved somewhere else, and it only seems to be a matter of when he actually gets..." August 02

  • Kaapo Kakko may become key to Rangers winning Jack Eichel sweepstakes

    New York Post "As the Jack Eichel Saga descends into scorched earth territory, with the center’s agents releasing a statement calling out the Buffalo organization while general manager Kevyn Adams attempts to pretend leverage is on his side, it occurs that the Sabres could come out of this whole if they..." August 02

  • Jack Eichel's agents fed up with Sabres: 'The process is not working'

    The Score "Jack Eichel's camp has had enough of the Buffalo Sabres. Eichel's agents Peter Fish and Peter Donatelli released a statement Friday night in response to general manager Kevyn Adams' comments, in which the executive said he "doesn't feel any..." July 31

  • Sabres GM doesn’t ‘feel any pressure’ to trade Jack Eichel despite what appears to be vanishing market

    The Athletic "As teams add players, soar toward the salary cap and say they’re out of the Jack Eichel sweepstakes, it seems like the Sabres may be sliding toward a position of weakness in trading their captain. Kevyn Adams set fire to that notion. July 30

  • Jack Eichel's agents expect trade from Sabres to happen 'in the near future'

    Buffalo News "When Jack Eichel was still a member of the Sabres at the conclusion of the NHL draft on Saturday, General Manager Kevyn Adams left the door ajar for the team's captain and top-line center to remain in Buffalo. "I would have no problem at all if Jack Eichel is on our team when..." July 26

  • Could the Wild or Avalanche Become Suitors for Jack Eichel?

    SI "The focus of the hockey world is currently on which players the Seattle Kraken could select in Wednesday's expansion draft. That's knocked the Jack Eichel trade speculation to the sidelines. Chatter over the future of the Buffalo Sabres' captain could ramp up again with..." July 22

  • Will Jack Eichel be Sabres' first domino to fall?

    Sportsnet "It’s a busy week for NHL front offices with teams needing to submit their protected lists by July 17 ahead of next week’s 2021 NHL Expansion Draft. The first round of the NHL draft takes place two nights after the Seattle Kraken unveil their inaugural roster,..." July 13

  • Is Jack Eichel Flirting With The Boston Bruins?

    Boston Hockey Now "Could Jack Eichel be sending smoke signals to the Boston Bruins that he wants to be traded from the Buffalo Sabres to the Black and Gold? It certainly felt that way in an interview that Eichel did with Fox25 when the TV channel did their morning “Zip Trip” road show in..." July 12

  • Jack Eichel trade destinations: Seven potential suitors for the star centre

    Sportsnet "The Montreal Canadiens are in the Stanley Cup Final mainly due to their commitment to a stifling defence, having one of the world's best goalies in net and, sure, some luck along the way. But would they still have done this without Nick Suzuki being acquired in trade and quickly developing..." July 08

  • Jack Eichel is almost certainly getting dealt'

    TSN "Jack Eichel is the biggest name on the trade market this summer as the star centre and the Buffalo Sabres appear headed for a split. While there's been no move as of yet, TSN Hockey Insider Pierre LeBrun wrote in The Athletic Tuesday that "Eichel is almost certainly..." July 07

  • Jack Eichel, Sabres 'heading toward a resolution' for injury treatment

    NHL.com "Jack Eichel and the Buffalo Sabres are moving toward a solution regarding treatment for the center's injured neck, his agent told The Associated Press on Thursday. The Sabres captain and Buffalo have not agreed on treatment for a herniated disk that ended his season in March...." July 02

  • Should Any Vegas Golden Knights Be Untouchable In Jack Eichel Trade?

    Vegas Hockey Now "Jack Eichel is going to be traded. We know that. We also know the Vegas Golden Knights needs a true number one center. As they pursue a deal to bring Eichel to Vegas, are there any players on the Golden Knights that should be untouchable? The Buffalo Sabres have made their..." June 29

  • Sabres Seeking Assets Equivalent To 4 1st-Round Draft Picks For Jack Eichel

    Bleacher Report "The Buffalo Sabres are reportedly seeking "at least four pieces that would be equivalent of first-rounders" in order to move star center Jack Eichel in a blockbuster trade. Larry Brooks of the New York Post reported the asking price Monday, and noted the New..." June 29

  • Rangers look into Jack Eichel’s condition in preliminary Sabres talks

    New York Post "The Rangers have displayed increased interest in scoping out Jack Eichel’s medical condition and have had preliminary talks with the Sabres regarding his availability, The Post has been told by several sources – but it is unclear whether general manager Chris Drury is simply..." June 28

  • Wild held initial trade talks with Sabres about Jack Eichel

    The Score "The Minnesota Wild have apparently entered the Jack Eichel sweepstakes. The club has had initial trade discussions with the Buffalo Sabres about their superstar center, The Athletic's Michael Russo reports. June 25

  • Updated Rankings for the Top Landing Spots for Sabres Captain Jack Eichel

    Bleacher Report "This is not the way the story was supposed to end. When the Buffalo Sabres plucked Jack Eichel with the second pick in the 2015 NHL draft, there was little reason to believe they would still be so far from a title six years later. June 24

  • Evaluating the 5 NHL Teams with the Best Trade Packages to Land Jack Eichel

    Bleacher Report "It's becoming increasingly difficult to believe that Jack Eichel will open the 2021-22 season as a member of the Buffalo Sabres. Both sides appear ready to move on from the situation in which an unhappy Eichel is tired of losing and fighting the team regarding..." June 22

  • Asking Price For Jack Eichel “Just Crazy” Says NHL Executive

    NHL Trade Talk "Even if the injury situation surrounding Jack Eichel isn’t sacring teams away from inquiring about the forward as a possible trade option, many of those teams might find themselves bowing out of the talks rather quickly if a recent report about the Sabres’ asking price is accurate...." June 22

  • Blackhawks enter the Jack Eichel trade sweepstakes

    New York Post "In addition to the usual suspects — including the Ducks, Flyers, Wild, Kings and perhaps the Rangers — there is a previously undisclosed entrant in the Hunt for Jack Eichel. Slap Shots has learned the Blackhawks have taken a ticket at the deli counter in communicating..." June 19

  • Ducks, Blue Jackets Among Teams Interested in Sabres' Jack Eichel

    Bleacher Report "Buffalo Sabres star Jack Eichel could be on the move this offseason, and TSN's Darren Dreger has identified three teams that are "in the mix" to land the 24-year-old. In an appearance Friday on WGR 550, Dreger said the Anaheim Ducks, Columbus Blue Jackets and Los..." June 18

  • Ducks heavily pursuing Jack Eichel; some MAJOR young pieces could be involved

    Marker Zone "The Anaheim Ducks appear to be one of the teams who are having discussions with the Buffalo Sabres, with interest in Sam Reinhart and Jack Eichel, at least according to Sportsnet's Elliotte Friedman. During a guest appearance on WGR 550 with The Instigators in..." June 17

  • Philadelphia ‘makes sense’ as landing spot for Jack Eichel

    Philly Hockey Now "Could the Philadelphia Flyers really land Jack Eichel? It may not be as farfetched as you think. Entering their most important offseason in quite some time, Chuck Fletcher and the Flyers need to make a big move. All eyes are on the defense after the Flyers allowed more goals in..." June 17

  • The Jack Eichel sweepstakes have begun

    The Athletic "Nobody said the Stanley Cup playoffs had to be over before Jack Eichel potentially gets moved. And while I’m not saying the star center will get traded before the end of the playoffs, what I’m hearing is that conversations between the Buffalo Sabres and other interested..." June 16

  • Latest On Jack Eichel

    Pro Hockey Rumors "The Buffalo Sabres and Jack Eichel appear to be headed toward a split, even though things have quieted down since the team’s year-end media availability. At that point, Eichel was telling reporters that there was a “disconnect” between his camp and..." June 10

  • Kings Summer Shopping List Doesn’t Include Jack Eichel

    Mayor's Manor "A few weeks ago on Kings Of The Podcast, we laid out what plans are being crafted in LA’s hockey war room. By now, it’s no secret the Kings intend to upgrade their NHL roster. While this isn’t exactly new news for those who have been keeping up with the..." June 10

  • Making The Best Out Of Losing Jack Eichel

    Die By The Blade "In the effort of taunting the Cold Takes Exposed spirits, it’s time for Buffalo Sabres fans to face the fact that Jack Eichel will never wear Western New York’s blue and gold again. Eichel will be traded and the destination is unknown, but make no mistake..." June 10

  • Sam Reinhart: A Better Option Than Jack Eichel For The Blue Jackets To Pursue Via Trade?

    1st Ohio Battery "It was a tough year for the Columbus Blue Jackets. The Buffalo Sabres are proof that it could be much, much worse. Read More- Sabres getting calls on Jack..." June 08

  • Sabres getting calls on Jack Eichel, others

    TSN "It's shaping up to be a busy off-season for the Buffalo Sabres. According to TSN Hockey Insider Darren Dreger, clubs are calling the Sabres with interest in a number of players, including disgruntled captain Jack Eichel. Dreger adds there have been initial conversations..." June 07

  • Solving the Zach Parise situation? Dealing for Jack Eichel? Paying Kirill Kaprizov? Wild’s offseason work begins

    The Athletic "The Wild had such high hopes for this latest trip to the postseason, the organization’s eighth in nine seasons, especially because they drew the Vegas Golden Knights, the exceptionally good fourth-year franchise that for some bizarre reason always has trouble beating Minnesota in the..." May 31

  • How Connor McDavid's Situation in Edmonton Could Mimic Jack Eichel's in Buffalo

    Bleacher Report "Listen closely, hockey fans. And you'll hear it. Particularly the closer you get to Rogers Place in Edmonton. Read More- May 25

  • Why Aleksander Barkov Might Be a Better Fit for Some NHL Teams Than Jack Eichel

    Bleacher Report "As NHL teams begin to draft preliminary offseason plans to improve for the 2021-22 season, many have assuredly shortlisted a certain franchise center who may be eager to move on from his chronically losing franchise. Indeed, what does the future hold for Aleksander..." May 19

  • Sabres GM addresses Jack Eichel injury, says captain hasn't requested trade

    Sportsnet "Buffalo Sabres general manager Kevyn Adams said Wednesday that captain Jack Eichel has not asked for a trade. “On the trade front, it’s probably been one of those questions I’ve been asked every time I’ve had a press conference and I’ve..." May 12

  • Jack Eichel Hasn't Requested Trade After Remarks on Injury

    Bleacher Report "Despite being unhappy with how the organization has handled his neck injury, Jack Eichel reportedly isn't yet looking to leave the Buffalo Sabres.  Per Pierre LeBrun of The Athletic, Eichel's camp hasn't asked the Sabres for a trade, though..." May 11

  • What NHL executives are saying about a potential Jack Eichel sweepstakes

    The Athletic "And so now we ask the question: Which team will be responsible for paying the remaining $50 million on Jack Eichel’s contract? That’s really where the conversation must start if you’re a team thinking of calling the Sabres this offseason. Read..." May 11

  • Taylor Hall Supports Jack Eichel After ‘Dark Days’ With Sabres

    Boston Hockey Now "After scoring two goals, including the overtime winner for the Boston Bruins in a 3-2 win over the New York Islanders to clinch the third seed in the East Division for the 2021 Stanley Playoffs, Bruins winger Taylor Hall went to bat for his former Buffalo Sabres teammate Jack Eichel and..." May 11

  • Are the New York Rangers the front-runner for Jack Eichel?

    The Athletic "Jack Eichel has some “thinking to do in this offseason,” and the Buffalo Sabres star doesn’t sound like his focus will be on staying with his current team. On Monday, he vented his frustrations with the organization and specifically how they’ve..." May 11

  • Why the time for the Sabres to trade Jack Eichel is now

    Sportsnet ""Wherever that may be." Those four words, uttered by Jack Eichel with regards to where he’ll be playing hockey next season, might as well have been skywritten in all caps across the Western New York blue. The face of the Buffalo..." May 10