SAINT PAUL, MN - MARCH 7: (L-R)Niklas Backstrom #32, Antti Miettinen #20, and Mikko Koivu #9 of the Minnesota Wild and Team Finland pose with their Olympic bronze medals prior to the game against the Calgary Flames at the Xcel Energy Center on March 7, 2010 in Saint Paul, Minnesota. (Photo by Bruce Kluckhohn/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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