Jack Eichel
North American Skater - Boston University, H-EAST
Final Rank:2Midterm Rank:2
Position:CenterShoots:Right
Height:6' 2"Weight:196
Born:October 28, 1996Hometown:North Chelmsford, Mass.
Born in:North Chelmsford, MA, USA
Drafted: 2015: BUF (1st Round / 2nd Overall) 

• As a freshman at Boston University, Eichel won the Hobey Baker Award, leading all NCAA Division I skaters with 71 points (26-45—71) in 40 games. He is just the second freshman to earn the award and first since Paul Kariya led the University of Maine to the national championship in 1992-93.

• He helped lead the Terriers to their first conference title in six years and was named Most Valuable Player at the Hockey East Tournament before recording 2-3—5 in four NCAA Tournament games, with Boston University falling to Providence College in the championship game.

• Among the other accolades Eichel earned in 2014-15, he was named Hockey East Player of the Year, Hockey East Rookie of the Year, the Tim Taylor Award as the nation’s outstanding freshman and was the only unanimous first-team Hockey East All-Star selection.

• Skating for the U.S. at the 2015 World Championship, Eichel finished third on the bronze medal-winning squad with 2-5—7 in 10 games. That included the overtime goal with 28 seconds remaining in a 5-4 victory over Slovakia in the preliminary round.

• Internationally, Eichel also won gold with Team USA at the 2014 Under-18 World Junior Championship, where he tied Sonny Milano (selected 16th overall by CBJ in 2014) for the team lead with 10 points (5-5—10) in seven games. He also earned silver at the 2013 Under-18 World Junior Championship and participated for the U.S. at the World Junior Championship in 2014 (1-4—5 in 5 GP) and 2015 (1-3—4 in 5 GP).

• In 2013-14, Eichel led the U.S. Under-18 team that featured Milano, Alex Tuch (selected 18th overall by MIN in 2014) and Dylan Larkin (selected 15th overall by DET in 2014) with 87 points (38-49—87) in 53 games and was named to the United States Hockey League Second All-Star Team.

• His sister, Jessie, rows crew for Merrimack College.

NEWS

TOP PROSPECT EICHEL CONJURES MEMORIES OF KARIYA (click here)

WORLDS GAVE EICHEL VALUABLE EXPERIENCE (click here)

BOSTON U. FRESHMAN EICHEL WINS HOBEY BAKER (click here)

BU'S EICHEL NAMED HOCKEY EAST PLAYER OF THE YEAR (click here)

EICHEL HELPS BOSTON UNIVERSITY WIN BEANPOT (click here)

EICHEL PROVING A LOT MORE THAN AN ELITE GOAL SCORER (click here)

FAVORITES

NHL team:
Boston Bruins
NHL player:
Jonathan Toews
Shootout move:
"Snapshot, high glove"
Goal celebration:
"Heartbreaker"
Video game:
NCAA Football
Movie:
The Town
TV show:
Entourage, Ray Donovan
Actor:
Margot Robbie
Musician:
Calvin Harris
Website:
NHL.com
Sport (other than hockey):
Golf
Athlete (non-hockey):
Tom Brady

STATISTICS

SEASONTEAMLEAGUEGPGAPPIM
2014-2015BOSTON UNIVERSITYH-EAST4026457128
2013-2014USA U-18NTDP4533407338
2013-2014USA (2014 IIHF U18 World Championship)ITLTOUR755102
2013-2014USA (2014 World Junior Championship)ITLTOUR51450
2012-2013USA U-18NTDP1697168