Brother of Rodger Father of Brian and Gary
Signed as a free agent by Mtl. Maroons, October 7, 1937. Traded to Montreal by Mtl. Maroons for cash, September 14, 1938. Traded to Chicago by Montreal for cash, May 15, 1939. Traded to Boston by Chicago for Jack Portland, January 27, 1940.
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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