WHL West First All-Star Team (1992) WHL Player of the Year (1992)
Missed majority of 2001-02 due to shoulder injury vs. Los Angeles, October 16, 2001. Traded to Colorado by Washington with Washington's 3rd round choice (Iater traded to Carolina Carolina selected Casey Borer) in 2004 Entry Draft for Bates Battaglia and Jonas Johansson, October 22, 2003. Missed majority of 2005-06 regular due to wrist injury at Calgary, November 21, 2005. Officially announced retirement, September 29, 2006.
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