Played in NHL All-Star Game (1950, 1953, 1954)
Traded to Detroit by Chicago with Jim Henry, Gaye Stewart and Bob Goldham for Al Dewsbury, Harry Lumley, Jack Stewart, Don Morrison and Pete Babando, July 13, 1950. Traded to Chicago by Detroit for Lorne Davis, November 9, 1954. Traded to Detroit by Chicago for Ed Sandford, October 24, 1955.
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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