TAMPA, FL - OCTOBER 29: Teddy Purcell #16 of the Tampa Bay Lightning is greeted by fans as he heads out for pre-game warm up before the start of the Lightning's game against the Winnipeg Jets at the St. Pete Times Forum on October 29, 2011 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Scott Audette/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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