Brother of Bob
Claimed by Atlanta from Toronto in Expansion Draft, June 6, 1972. Traded to NY Islanders by Atlanta to complete transaction that sent Arnie Brown to Atlanta (February 13, 1973), May 29, 1973.
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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