Would An Eichel Trade To Calgary Have Disrupted The Flames' Success?

Sabres trade Eichel to Golden Knights after long dispute:
The Sabres are trading three-time All-Star centre and former team captain Jack Eichel to the Golden Knights, ending what had become a contentious relationship between player and team. TSN Hockey Insider Darren Dreger has more on the deal.

McCrimmon: Eichel 'really important piece' to what an NHL contending team looks like: Golden Knights GM Kelly McCrimmon discusses the trade to acquire Jack Eichel from the Sabres, how thrilled the team is to land "one of the top players in the league" who he says is in the prime of his career, why he views him as a big piece of what a contending team looks like, and much more.

'Not accurate': Adams says Tkachuk wasn't part of Flames offer for Eichel
Sabres GM Kevyn Adams says Matthew Tkachuk was not a part of the Flames' trade offer for Jack Eichel, calling the rumours "not accurate". Adams goes on to discuss what he expects Alex Tuch and Peyton Krebs to bring to the team and his timeline to build a contender in Buffalo.

Analysis before the trade:

Sutter downplays Flames' interest in Eichel: 'I think it’s a bit of a media thing': Reports have surfaced that Calgary is one of the finalists in the Jack Eichel sweepstakes. On Wednesday, head coach Darryl Sutter, Noah Hanifin and Johnny Gaudreau shared their reaction to those rumours.

Johnson: There's a real danger in Flames trading for Eichel right now
The Flames are off to a great start to the season, carrying a 6-1-2 record through the team's first nine games, and yet rumours have them in the bidding for Jack Eichel. TSN Hockey analyst Mike Johnson shares his thoughts on whether Calgary should make a blockbuster deal for the former Sabres captain.

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The crew discusses possible trade destinations for Jack Eichel and talk about potential packages to acquire the star center.
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Discussing the Jack Eichel trade rumours and debate how big the package could be to land the disgruntled star.
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