Traded to Buffalo by Florida with Florida's 5th round choice (Ryan Miller) in 1999 Entry Draft for Mike Wilson, March 23, 1999. Traded to Calgary by Buffalo with Steve Reinprecht for Chris Drury and Steve Begin, July 3, 2003. Missed majority of 2007-08 due to leg and foot injuries. Missed entire 2008-09 season due to recurring shoulder injury and follow-up surgery, November 14, 2008.
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