LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 01: Kyle Clifford #13 of the Los Angeles Kings and Antoine Vermette #50 of the Columbus Blue Jackets fall to the ice going after the puck during the first period at Staples Center on February 1, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Harry How/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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