GLENDALE, AZ - MARCH 06: Thomas Vanek #20 of the Montreal Canadiens skates out onto the ice for warm ups to the NHL game against the Phoenix Coyotes at Jobing.com Arena on March 6, 2014 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/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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