Traded to Hartford by Pittsburgh for Hartford's 3rd (Sven Butenschon) and 7th (Serge Aubin) round choices in 1994 Entry Draft, March 10, 1992. Signed as a free agent by NY Islanders, July 28, 1994. Officially announced retirement, December 1, 2000.
Obviously there's a lot of expectations around me but it's something I try not to focus on. I'm just trying to go out there, be myself on the ice every day, try to get better, be myself around the guys in the locker room. I think that's what's made me successful and the person that I am.
— Sabres forward Jack Eichel on transitioning from college hockey to the NHL