NEWARK, NJ - DECEMBER 04: James Wright #43 of the Tampa Bay Lightning and Mathew Corrente #32 of the New Jersey Devils exchange punches during their game at the Prudential Center on December 4, 2009 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Andy Marlin/NHLI via Getty Images)
Yeah, it was a pretty special moment for me. Today was my Dad's [55th] birthday. I have a lot of family in town, so it was a special moment for me to score my first one today. A win definitely would have capped it off, but you can't have everything.
— Sabres rookie Jack Eichel after scoring a goal in his National Hockey League debut
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