OHL First All-Star Team (1996, 1997) OHL MVP (1996, 1997) Canadian Major Junior First All-Star Team (1997) Canadian Major Junior Player of the Year (1997)
Rights traded to Toronto by New Jersey with Jason Smith and Steve Sullivan for Doug Gilmour, Dave Ellett and New Jersey's 3rd round choice (previously acquired, New Jersey selected Andre Lakos) in 1999 Entry Draft, February 25, 1997. Traded to San Jose by Toronto with Brad Boyes and Toronto's 1st round choice (later traded to Boston Boston selected Mark Stuart) in 2003 Entry Draft for Owen Nolan, March 5, 2003. Signed as a free agent by Los Angeles, July 2, 2006. Missed majority of 2006-07 due to a recurring knee injury.
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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