Detroit's assistant trainer/practice goaltender replaced injured Terry Sawchuk in 3rd period, October 10, 1953. (Montreal 4, Detroit 1). Loaned to Toronto by Detroit to replace injured Harry Lumley in 3rd period, January 22, 1956. (Detroit 4, Toronto 1). Loaned to Boston by Detroit to replace injured Don Simmons in 1st period, December 29, 1957. (Boston 2, Detroit 2)
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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