Son of Bob
Traded to St. Louis by Colorado for San Jose's 3rd round choice (previously acquired, Colorado selected Rick Berry) in 1997 Entry Draft, May 30, 1997. Traded to Phoenix by St. Louis for Mike Sillinger, March 4, 2004. Signed as a free agent by Vancouver, September 1, 2005. Claimed on waivers by Washington from Vancouver, October 4, 2005. Signed as a free agent by Pittsburgh, July 21, 2009.
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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