OHL Second All-Star Team (1999) ECHL Playoff MVP (2002) (co-winner - Simon Gamache)
Traded to Calgary by NY Islanders with Marty McInnis and Calgary's 6th round choice (previously acquired, Calgary selected Ilja Demidov) in 1997 Entry Draft for Robert R eichel, March 18, 1997. Signed as a free agent by Florida, July 31, 2002. Signed as a free agent by Stuttgart (German-2), August 6, 2003.
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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