Played in NHL All-Star Game (1961, 1965)
Signed as a free agent by Toronto, January 8, 1953. Traded to Chicago by Toronto with Harry Lumley for $40,000, May 21, 1956. Played weekend games only during 1956-57 season while attending University of Toronto. Selected by Dayton-Houston (WHA) in 1972 WHA General Player Draft, February 12, 1972. WHA rights traded to Chicago (WHA) by Houston (WHA) for future considerations, June, 1973.
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