Signed as a free agent by Martin (Slovak-2), October 2, 2004. Signed as a free agent by Vsetin (CzRep), October 7, 2004. Signed as a free agent by Malmo (Sweden), January 28, 2005. Signed as a free agent by Cherepovets (Russia), September 2, 2005.
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