SAN JOSE, CA - FEBRUARY 02: Dany Heatley #15 of the San Jose Sharks shoots against Jimmy Howard #35 of the Detroit Red Wings during an NHL game at the HP Pavilion on February 2, 2010 in San Jose, California. (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/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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