Boston's practice goaltender loaned to Montreal to replace injured Jacques Plante in 2nd period, March 13, 1958. (Boston 7, Montreal 3) At the time of his appearance with Montreal, he was employed as a mathematician with the U.S. Air Force. Served as Boston's practice goaltender for 13 seasons.
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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