WHL First All-Star Team (1963) WHL Second All-Star Team (1964)
Signed as a free agent by Winnipeg (WHL) following release by Kingston (EPHL), February 27, 1961. Claimed by NY Rangers from Vancouver (WHL) in Inter-League Draft, June 9, 1965. Traded to Los Angeles (WHL) by NY Rangers for Gord Vejprava, November, 1965. Signed as a free agent by Des Moines (IHL), January 27, 1970. Suffered career-ending knee injury in game vs. Columbus (IHL), February 25, 1970.
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