WHL East First All-Star Team (1996, 1997) WHL Player of the Year (1997) Canadian Major Junior First All-Star Team (1997)
Signed as a free agent by Turku (Finland), October 18, 2001. Traded to Ottawa by Vancouver for Sami Salo, September 21, 2002. Signed as a free agent by Bolzano (Italy), November 30, 2004. Traded to Boston by Ottawa for Shean Donovan, July 17, 2007. Signed as a free agent by Vancouver, October 7, 2010. Signed as a free agent by Ingolstadt (Germany), January 9, 2011.
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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