ST. LOUIS, MO - MARCH 7: Joe Mullen a former St. Louis Blues player talks with Blues general manager Doug Armstrong during a reception before a ceremony to honor all players who have worn number seven before an NHL game against the Columbus Blue Jackets on March 7, 2011 at Scottrade Center in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Mark Buckner/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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