MONTREAL, QC - OCTOBER 25: Teamates Maxim Lapierre #40 and Brian Gionta #21 of the Montreal Canadiens warm up before the NHL game against the Phoenix Coyotes on October 25, 2010 at the Bell Centre in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. (Photo by Francois Lacasse/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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