QJHL First All-Star Team (1949) EAHL First All-Star Team (1950) USHL First All-Star Team (1951) Outstanding Rookie Cup (USHL Rookie of the Year) (1951) Charles Gardiner Memorial Trophy (USHL Top Goaltender) (1951) PCHL Second All-Star Team (1952) Calder Memorial Trophy (1953) WHL First All-Star Team (1954) Outstanding Goaltender Award (WHL fewest goals against) (1954) Leader Cup (WHL MVP) (1954) AHL First All-Star Team (1964) NHL Second All-Star Team (1966) Vezina Trophy (1966) (shared with Charlie Hodge) NHL First All-Star Team (1968) Vezina Trophy (1968) (shared with Rogie Vachon)
Played in NHL All-Star Game (1961, 1962, 1965, 1972)
Traded to Montreal by NY Rangers with Dave Balon, Leon Rochefort and Len Ronson for Jacques Plante, Don Marshall and Phil Goyette, June 4, 1963. Traded to Minnesota by Montreal for cash, February 27, 1970.
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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