Signed as a free agent by Edmonton, July, 1990. Signed as a free agent by Ottawa, December 22, 1993. Served as playing coach with Baton Rouge (WCHL) during 1997-98 season. Served as Assistant Coach with Hershey (AHL) during 1997-98 playoffs. Played w/ RHI's Ottawa Loggers 1996 (1-0-0-0-0).
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