BUFFALO, NY - JANUARY 29: Patrick Kaleta #36 of the Buffalo Sabres draws the attention of young fans before their game against the Boston Bruins on January 29, 2010 at HSBC Arena in Buffalo, New York. USA Hockey encouraged fans to wear their favorite hockey sweaters as part of their celebration of the third annual Hockey Weekend Across America. (Photo by Bill Wippert/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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