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ToHN Daily: Jack Eichel is going to Vegas; Carolina can’t lose




The Vegas Golden Knights have acquired Jack Eichel form the Buffalo Sabres, sending Alex Tuch and Peyton Krebs, along with a first-round pick and a second-round pick to the Buffalo Sabres for Eichel and a third-round pick. Thus ending a long series of trade talks after rumours percolated that the Calgary Flames had upped their offer last night.

I will have a full breakdown of the trade shortly but must bid a fond farewell to Jack Eichel trade talks. They have been a central part of hockey coverage for the past month or two.

Jack Eichel was tops on my list of forwards likely to get traded this season. (ToHN+)

To the links…


Vancouver: The five best Canucks so far this season, with a conspicuous absence.

Montreal: Mitch Gallo writes that Marc Bergevin is using up his final bullets.

Toronto: Report cards for the Toronto Maple Leafs after 10 games.



Carolina: The Hurricanes have won nine in a row after rallying in the third period to down Chicago.

Pittsburgh: With Sidney Crosby and Brian Dumoulin testing positive, Penguins defenceman Kris Letang was getting nervous when he dealt with his Covid-19 symptoms.

Florida: Chase Priskie is going to be the first homegrown South Florida kid to suit up for the Florida Panthers.

Detroit: Red Wings rookies now top Calder choices. (DHN+)

Detroit: Jim Devellano once tried to lure Mike Bossy to Detroit. (DHN+)

Colorado: The Avalanche, missing Mikko Rantanen, are giving J.T. Compher a shot on the top line.

Nashville: Predators left winger Filip Forsberg is week to week with an upper-body injury.

New Jersey: P.K. Subban fined $15,000 for tripping Anaheim’s Trevor Zegras. After previous incidents with Ryan Reaves and Lucic, enough is about enough, okay P.K.?

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