WHL West Second All-Star Team (1988, 1989) WHL Rookie of the Year (1988) WHL Player of the Year (1989)
Traded to Florida by Winnipeg with St. Louis' 6th round choice (previously acquired, later traded to Edmonton later traded back to Winnipeg Winnipeg selected Chris Kibermanis) in 1994 Entry Draft for Randy Gilhen, November 25, 1993. Traded to Pittsburgh by Florida with Jason Woolley for Chris Wells, November 19, 1996. Traded to Buffalo by Pittsburgh for Matthew Barnaby, March 11, 1999. Traded to Dallas by Buffalo for Michael Ryan and Dallas's 2nd round choice (Branislav Fabry) in 2003 Entry Draft, March 10, 2003. Officially announced his retirement, August 28, 2008.
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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