Traded to Pittsburgh by Boston for Pittsburgh's 4th round choice (later traded to Quebec Quebec selected Peter Massey) in 1985 Entry Draft, October 15, 1984. Signed as a free agent by NY Islanders, June 30, 1984. Traded to Buffalo by NY Islanders with Pat LaFontaine, Randy Wood and NY Islanders' 4th round choice (Dean Melanson) in 1992 Entry Draft for Pierre Turgeon, Uwe Krupp, Benoit Hogue and Dave McLlwain, October 25, 1991.
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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