RALEIGH, NC - NOVEMBER 24: Brett Bellemore #73 of the Carolina Hurricanes fires a puck on net during the pre-game skate prior to an NHL game against the Ottawa Senators at PNC Arena on November 24, 2013 in Raleigh, North Carolina. (Photo by Gregg Forwerck/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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