RALEIGH, NC - APRIL 05: Former Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Bret Hedican sounds the warning siren prior to an NHL game between the New Jersey Devils and Carolina Hurricanes at PNC Arena on April 5, 2014 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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