Played in NHL All-Star Game (1967)
Traded to Minnesota by Montreal with Bob Charlebois and Bernard Cote for Minnesota's 1st round choice (Chuck Arnason) in 1971 Amateur Draft, June 6, 1967. Traded to Chicago by Minnesota with Mike McMahon Jr. for Tom Reid and Bill Orban, February 14, 1969. Claimed by St. Louis from Chicago in Intra-League Draft, June 11, 1969. Traded to Vancouver by St. Louis for Vancouver's 7th (Jack Taggart) and 9th (Bob Winogard) round choices in 1970 Amateur Draft and cash, June 10, 1970. Selected by Minnesota (WHA) in 1972 WHA General Player Draft, February 12, 1972. WHA rights traded to Quebec (WHA) by Minnesota (WHA) for Gordie Gallant, September, 1976.
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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