Traded to Calgary by NY Islanders with Tyrone Garner and Calgary's 6th round choice (previously acquired, Calgary selected Ilja Demidov) in 1997 Entry Draft for Robert Reichel, March 18, 1997. Traded to Chicago by Calgary with Eric Andersson and Jamie Allison for Jeff Shantz and Steve Dubinsky, October 27, 1998. Traded to Anaheim by Chicago for Toronto's 4th round choice (previously acquired, later traded to Washington Washington selected Ryan Vanbuskirk) in 2000 Entry Draft, October 27, 1998. Traded to Boston by Anaheim for Boston's 3rd round choice (later traded to Nashville later traded to Detroit Detroit selected Valtteri Filppula) in 2002 Entry Draft, March 6, 2002.
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