OHA-Jr. First Team All-Star (1960) AHL First All-Star Team (1967)
Traded to Springfield (AHL) by Boston with Bruce Gamble, Terry Gray and Randy Miller for Bob McCord, June, 1963. NHL rights transferred to Los Angeles after NHL club purchased Springfield (AHL) franchise, May, 1967. Traded to Detroit by Los Angeles with Gary Croteau and Larry Johnston for Garry Monahan, Matt Ravlich and Brian Gibbons, February 20, 1970. Traded to NY Rangers by Detroit for Jim Krulicki, March 2, 1971.
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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