Selected by Toronto (WHA) in 1975 WHA Amateur Draft, May, 1975. Transferred to Birmingham (WHA) after Toronto (WHA) franchise relocated, June 30, 1976. Signed as a free agent by Quebec (WHA), September 29, 1978. Rights retained by Quebec prior to Expansion Draft, June 9, 1979.
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