NASHVILLE, TN - DECEMBER 28: Alec Martinez #27 of the Los Angeles Kings skates in to check teammates Colin Fraser #24 and Drew Doughty #8 during warm ups against the Nashville Predators at Bridgestone Arena on December 28, 2013 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by John Russell/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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