Claimed by Philadelphia from Boston (Oshawa/OHA-Jr.) in Special Internal Amateur Draft, June, 1968. Claimed by Vancouver from Philadelphia in Expansion Draft, June 10, 1970. Traded to Toronto by Vancouver for Larry McIntyre and Murray Heatley, May 29, 1973. Claimed on waivers by NY Rangers from Toronto, February 15, 1975. Traded to Pittsburgh by NY Rangers for Pittsburgh's 4th round choice (Dave Silk) in 1978 Amateur Draft, October 8, 1976. Traded to Vancouver by Pittsburgh for cash, November 17, 1978.
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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