COLUMBUS, OH - JANUARY 30: A Columbus Blue Jackets fan holds up a sign in support for Cam Atkinson #13 of the Columbus Blue Jackets before a game against the Washington Capitals on January 30, 2014 at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/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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