OHA-Jr. First All-Star Team (1969) WHA Second All-Star Team (1975) WHA First All-Star Team (1976, 1977, 1978) W. D. (Bill) Hunter Trophy (WHA Scoring Leader) (1976, 1978) Gordie Howe Trophy (WHA Most Valuable Player) (1976, 1978)
Played in NHL All-Star Game (1982)
Selected by Los Angeles (WHA) in 1972 WHA General Player Draft, February 12, 1972. Transferred to Michigan (WHA) after Los Angeles (WHA) franchise relocated, April 11, 1974. Traded to Quebec (WHA) by Michigan (WHA) with Steve Sutherland for Alain Caron, Pierre Guite and Michel Rouleau, December, 1974. Claimed by Quebec from Montreal in Expansion Draft, June 13, 1979.
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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