Signed as a free agent by Detroit, October 14, 1941. Traded to Toronto by Detroit for Doug Baldwin and Ray Powell, September 21, 1946. Traded to Montreal (Buffalo-AHL) by Toronto (Pittsburgh-AHL) with John Mahaffy for Dutch Hiller and Vic Lynn, September 21, 1946. Traded to Boston (Hershey-AHL) by Montreal (Buffalo-AHL) with Hal Jackson for Jack McGill, June 30, 1948.
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
TONIGHT ON NHL NETWORK
5:00 ET: NHL Live Powered by Constellation 7:00 ET: NHL Tonight 10:30 ET: NHL Tonight 11:30 ET: On The Fly