QJHL First All-Star Team (1949) QMHL Second All-Star Team (1951)
Played in NHL All-Star Game (1953, 1956, 1957, 1958, 1961)
Missed majority of 1947-48 due to collarbone injury vs. Verdun (QJHL), December 2, 1947. Traded to Chicago by Montreal for cash and future considerations (the loan of Norm Johnson, February 20, 1959), June 3, 1958. Traded to Quebec (AHL) by Chicago for cash, September 6, 1962.
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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