AHL Second All-Star Team (1978) John B. Sollenberger Trophy (Leading Scorer AHL) (1978) (tied with Gord Brooks)
Selected by San Diego (WHA) in 1975 WHA Amateur Draft, May, 1975. Signed as a free agent by Birmingham (WHA) after San Diego franchise folded, July, 1978. Signed as a free agent by Atlanta, October 9, 1979. Signed as a free agent by New Haven (AHL), November, 1980.
Obviously there's a lot of expectations around me but it's something I try not to focus on. I'm just trying to go out there, be myself on the ice every day, try to get better, be myself around the guys in the locker room. I think that's what's made me successful and the person that I am.
— Sabres forward Jack Eichel on transitioning from college hockey to the NHL