Jack Eichel's play at the World Championships offers a glimpse into what he might look like as an NHL player. If the last few games, featuring some of the world's best players, are any indication, we should expect Eichel to be a demon of possession, and a terror on the power play.
Would a playoff game have to go into a fifth overtime, scoreless? Would two games in the same series have to do that? Would seven?
Would a network have to abandon a game to switch for middle-of-the-night paid programming? ("It's 2 a.m., so due to contractual obligations we now leave tonight's Penguins-Flyers playoff game to bring you Genie
In his third game at the World Championships Jack Eichel opened up at center ice. Across the red line, stood Evgeni Malkin. In a game chock full of NHL players, Eichel showed the world what makes him such a special player, and that he's absolutely NHL-ready.