Jack Eichel RUMORS & NEWS

  • 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

  • Jack Eichel notes 'disconnect' with Sabres, opens door to speculation

    TSN "Buffalo Sabres captain Jack Eichel said Monday there's been "a disconnect" between him and the organization since his season-ending neck injury, and opened the door to speculation he could be moved this off-season. “I’ve been a bit upset about the ways..." May 10

  • Sabres' Jack Eichel sends 450 bouquets of flowers to Buffalo nurses

    Sportsnet "There's nothing like receiving some flowers to brighten your day. Buffalo Sabres captain Jack Eichel brightened many days this week when he sent 450 bouquets of flowers to nurses at the Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center in honour of Nurses Week. The flowers..." May 08

  • Sabres' Jack Eichel out for rest of season with herniated disc in neck

    Sportsnet "Buffalo Sabres captain Jack Eichel will miss the remainder of the 2020-21 season due to a herniated disc in his neck, the team announced Wednesday. The Sabres say Eichel will be healthy and ready to play in time for the start of the 2021-22 campaign. " April 14

  • Should Bill Guerin sell the farm for Jack Eichel?

    Hockey Wilderness "We’ve been vocal in our support to make a move for Jack Eichel in the past. He’s a young superstar center locked up on a relatively reasonable contract for the next five seasons. While it’s up in the air whether or not he’s actually available...." April 01

  • Sabres' Ralph Krueger: No timetable for Jack Eichel's recovery

    CBS Sports "There have been rumblings that Eichel's neck injury may be season ending, but Krueger and the Sabres have yet to commit to a specific timetable for the star center's recovery.  " March 13

  • Sabres' Jack Eichel out at least one week with latest injury

    ESPN "Buffalo Sabres captain Jack Eichel will miss at least one week with an upper body injury, head coach Ralph Krueger said. Eichel missed Tuesday night's 5-4 loss to the Flyers in Philadelphia. He returned to Buffalo to be evaluated, Krueger said. " March 10

  • Sabres' Jack Eichel out vs. Flyers with upper-body injury

    Pro Hockey Rumors "The Buffalo Sabres don’t need any more bad news, but they got some anyway. Jack Eichel will miss tonight’s game with an upper-body injury and Elliotte Friedman of Sportsnet tweets that there are “rumblings” that he could be out for longer...." March 09

  • Red Wings: Acquiring Jack Eichel is Off the Table

    The Hockey Writers "One of the best parts about being a sports fan is letting the imagination run wild whenever rumors leak out regarding players from around the league. Armchair general managers will tell you how they would fix their favorite team by acquiring Player X on the trading block for an over-aged..." March 07

  • Buffalo Sabres “Wide Open” For Business

    Pro Hockey Rumors "The Buffalo Sabres have not had a good season. The trade smoke began to pour out of the windows KeyBank Center almost immediately, with many fans focused on Jack Eichel and if he would eventually demand out. The young star hasn’t even sniffed the playoffs since entering the..." March 07

  • Jack Eichel Has Not Requested A Trade

    Pro Hockey Rumors "After several other general managers around the league have recently spoken to the media to deflect pressure from their players and coaching staffs, Buffalo Sabres executive Kevyn Adams announced a press conference today to do the same thing. The presser was not to announce anything..." March 05

  • What would a potential Jack Eichel trade look like? History offers some clues

    Pro Hockey Talk "As the Sabres continue to lose games and inch their way toward a 10th consecutive non-playoff season, the trade speculation surrounding Jack Eichel is only going to continue to build. It seems unlikely that a trade will happen this season, and it may not even happen during..." March 05

  • Should struggling Buffalo Sabres trade franchise cornerstone Jack Eichel?

    USA Today "As the Buffalo Sabres' slide continues, their frustration is mounting. “It sucks. It’s the worst part about hockey," defenseman Rasmus Dahlin said Sunday after back-to-back shutout losses to the Philadelphia Flyers. "We have to turn this..." March 04

  • What a trade for Sabres' Jack Eichel could reasonably look like

    Sportsnet "A whole bunch of teams will be on their toes with excitement in the event Jack Eichel is actually put on the trade market by the Buffalo Sabres. And any club on the fence about at least making a phone call should contemplate the fact it’s been 15 years since we saw a centre..." March 04

  • Why is Sabres captain Jack Eichel having such a down season?

    Buffalo Hockey Beat "Three weeks ago, Sabres captain Jack Eichel felt confident he would shake off his underwhelming start and, in his words, begin to “take off.” Eichel, understandably, had trouble adjusting to the dizzying pace of the schedule earlier this season. An..." March 03

  • Rangers won’t be extorted in potential Jack Eichel trade

    New York Post "There were no “We Don’t Want You!” chants from the Garden crowd aimed at Jack Eichel on Tuesday night, the way that Rick Nash was once serenaded when he came to town with the Blue Jackets a week ahead of the 2012 trade deadline. In fact, there was the occasional if..." March 03

  • Jack Eichel contradicts Ralph Krueger, says he didn't get hurt Thursday

    The Score "Jack Eichel claims he didn't get injured during the pregame warmup before Thursday's home loss to the New Jersey Devils, contrary to what Buffalo Sabres head coach Ralph Krueger told reporters that night. After the Philadelphia Flyers shut out the Sabres for the..." March 01

  • Buffalo Sabres coach: Jack Eichel still working way back from injury

    Sportsnaut "Buffalo Sabres captain Jack Eichel has struggled to get up to speed following the upper-body injury he sustained prior to training camp, coach Ralph Krueger said Thursday. Eichel has just two goals in 16 games this season, although his 14 points have him tied with fellow forward..." February 25

  • Updated Landing Spots for Buffalo Sabres Captain Jack Eichel

    Bleacher Nation "The Buffalo Sabres' struggles through the opening month of this season prompted one NHL insider to suggest they could trade Jack Eichel. During an appearance on Buffalo radio WGR 550's The Instigators (h/t to The Athletic's John Vogl), Sportsnet's..." February 23

  • Ralph Krueger: Jack Eichel not hurt, needs to 'persevere'

    TSN "Jack Eichel has just two assists in five games since the Buffalo Sabres’ extended layoff due to COVID-19 protocols, leading to questions regarding his health. Sabres head coach Ralph Krueger insisted after Monday's 3-2 loss to the New York Islanders that Eichel is..." February 23

  • Why the Wild should seriously consider acquiring Jack Eichel

    Hockey Wilderness "Jack Eichel, one of the lone bright spots on a Sabres team that has been treading water for what seems like a decade, may be on the market. Thursday on WGR 550, a Buffalo sports radio station, Elliotte Friedman of Sportsnet discussed the possibility of the Sabres trading Jack Eichel...." February 22

  • What does future hold for Jack Eichel, Sabres?

    Pro Hockey Talk "It is now year six of the Jack Eichel era for the Buffalo Sabres and in some ways the playoffs seem as far away today as they did when he arrived in the NHL. That should not be acceptable to anybody. Not to the Sabres. Not to the fans. Certainly not to..." February 22

  • Should the Rangers look at trading for Jack Eichel?

    New York Post "The implications of Mika Zibanejad’s impossibly bad first quarter-plus of 2020-21 reverberate far beyond this season. Because unless No. 93 mounts a revival over the final 40 games equivalent to Derek Jeter’s 2011 in which the shortstop hit .336 the second half..." February 22

  • It's Time for the Sabres to Face Reality: Jack Eichel Needs to Be Traded

    Bleacher Report "Following the 2019-20 NHL season, disgruntled Buffalo defenseman Rasmus Ristolainen said what every Sabres fan has been thinking for years: "Buffalo has a bright future, but we've been saying the 'bright future' for seven years now when..." February 19

  • Jack Eichel: 'I’m going to start to take off' once Sabres resume season

    The Score "The Buffalo Sabres haven't played since Jan. 31 due to COVID-19 concerns, and captain Jack Eichel is itching to hit the ground running once the team is in action again. “I’m really excited to get the season going again," he said Wednesday,..." February 13

  • Sabres' Jack Eichel day-to-day with upper-body injury

    Sportsnet "Buffalo Sabres forward Jack Eichel will miss Friday's team practice due to an upper-body injury sustained in training, according to the team. Eichel is considered day-to-day. Goaltender Linus Ullmark will also miss Friday's practice as he is..." January 01

  • Jack Eichel 'fed up with losing,' embraces changes with Sabres

    NHL.com "Jack Eichel has seen plenty of changes from the Buffalo Sabres this offseason, but his attitude toward their success hasn't. "For sure, still fed up with losing," Eichel said Wednesday. "That never changes. I think any competitor wants to win. But I think..." December 31