WHL Second All-Star Team (1968)
Traded to Minneapolis (IHL) by Port Huron (IHL) for Bill Lecaine, October, 1962. Claimed by Minnesota from Seattle (WHL) in Inter-League Draft, June 11, 1968. Claimed by Philadelphia from Minnesota in Intra-League Draft, June 12, 1968. Selected by Houston (WHA) in 1972 WHA General Player Draft, February 12, 1972. Claimed by Atlanta from Philadelphia in Expansion Draft, June 6, 1972.
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