The Five Best Trades in Vegas Golden Knights History

The trade deadline is this Friday and teams are exploring quality moves. What were the five best moves in Vegas Golden Knights history?
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3. Vegas Golden Knights Acquire Jack Eichel

Jack Eichel
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It's no surprise that Jack Eichel has been a key component of the Vegas Golden Knights. He adds much more to the power play, is a creative playmaker, and has been an incredible leader. Without Eichel, Golden Knights fans wouldn't have the luxury of seeing a Stanley Cup victory in their lifetime.

That's what made acquiring the former first-round pick with a 2023 third-round pick worth it. Out went Alex Tuch, Peyton Krebs, a 2022 top-10 protected pick, and a 2023 second-round pick. In came a game-changing center on November 4, 2021, that moved the needle.

What's crazier is many people questioned the move. Eichel was getting artificial disk replacement surgery that kept him out for months. Would he be the same superstar he was hyped up to be in Buffalo? In short, yes. The 27-year-old has 60 goals and 75 assists in 143 games with the Golden Knights, making him one of the more valuable pieces. Of course, every Batman needs a Robin, so Vegas got...