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Trade Analysis: Buffalo Sabres send Jack Eichel to Vegas Golden Knights

Our long national nightmare is finally over. After months and months of false alarms and parsing through tweets from insiders about what was really going on behind the scenes, we can now officially put a bow on the Jack Eichel era in Buffalo. 

We found out this morning that he's off to Vegas, after being traded for a grab bag of future assets that includes Peyton KrebsAlex Tuch, and two conditional draft picks. There's a lot of moving parts involved, and lots for us to digest here.

Let's try to break the deal down from both perspectives into more bite-sized pieces, taking a closer look at what each team is hoping to get from the trade, and why it ultimately makes sense for everyone involved.

The Sabres side of the trade

I'd be very interested to know where that fake Flames offer came from ye

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NHL Buffalo Sabres Vegas Golden Knights Jack Eichel Peyton Krebs Alex Tuch
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