Transferred to Colorado after Quebec franchise relocated, June 21, 1995. Rights traded to Chicago by Colorado for Chicago's 2nd round choice (Phillippe Sauve) in 1998 Entry Draft, July 10, 1996. Traded to Pittsburgh by Chicago for Greg Johnson, October 27, 1997. Missed majority of 1998-99 due to knee injury vs. Houston (IHL), October 16, 1998.
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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