SAN JOSE, CA - OCTOBER 12: Steve Zalewski #48 of the San Jose Sharks chases down the puck during an NHL game against the Phoenix Coyotes on October 12, 2009 at HP Pavilion at San Jose in San Jose, California. (Photo by Don Smith/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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