NEWARK, NJ - MARCH 08: Andrei Loktionov #8 of the Carolina Hurricanes skates with the puck in the first period against Eric Gelinas #22 of the New Jersey Devils at the Prudential Center on March 8, 2014 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/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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