Brother of Brian and Barry EHL First All-Star Team (1963) EHL - Rookie of the Year (1963) CPHL First All-Star Team (1964) Dudley "Red" Garrett Memorial Award (AHL Rookie of the Year) (1965)
Traded to NY Rangers by Chicago with John McKenzie for Dick Meissner, Dave Richardson, Tracy Pratt and Mel Pearson, June 4, 1965. Claimed by Detroit from NY Rangers in Intra-League Draft, June 15, 1966. Claimed by Minnesota from Detroit in Expansion Draft, June 6, 1967. Claimed by Vancouver from Minnesota in Expansion Draft, June 10, 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