TAMPA, FL - FEBRUARY 7: Vincent Lecavalier #4 of the Tampa Bay Lightning skates during pre-game warm ups against the Los Angeles Kings at the Tampa Bay Times Forum on February 7, 2012 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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