Signed as a free agent by Boston, October 30, 1987. Traded to Edmonton by Boston for Moe Lemay, March 8, 1988. Traded to Los Angeles by Edmonton with Jim Wiemer for Brian Wilks and John English, March 7, 1989. Traded to Washington by Los Angeles for Washington's 5th round choice (Thomas Newman) in 1989 Entry Draft, June 17, 1989. Traded to Dallas by Washington with Washington's 7th round choice (Jeff Dewar) in 1995 Entry Draft for Jim Johnson, March 21, 1994. Traded to Calgary by Dallas for Calgary's 8th round choice (Sergei Luchinkin) in 1995 Entry Draft, April 7, 1995.
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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