Jack Eichel will get artificial disk replacement surgery as soon as this week after being traded from the Buffalo Sabres to the Vegas Golden Knights on Thursday morning, sources told ESPN.
The return for Buffalo is Peyton Krebs, Alex Tuch, a 2022 first-round draft pick and a 2023 third-rounder, sources confirmed. Vegas will also get a draft pick as part of the deal.
No salary is retained by Buffalo in the deal, sources told ESPN. The deal, which is pending a trade call, was first reported by TSN.