Traded to Phoenix by St. Louis with Michal Handzus, the rights to Jeff Taffe and St. Louis' 1st round choice (Ben Eager) in 2002 Entry Draft for Keith Tkachuk, March 13, 2001. Signed as a free agent by Kosice (Slovakia), September 17, 2004. Signed as a free agent by Mora (Sweden), December 17, 2004. Traded to Dallas by Phoenix for Mathias Tjarnqvist and Dallas' 1st round choice (later traded to Edmonton - Edmonton selected Riley Nash) in 2007 Entry Draft, February 12, 2007. Signed as a free agent by Los Angeles, July 2, 2007. Misssed majority of 2007-08 due to recurring neck injury. Signed as a free agent by Cherpovets (KHL), August 21, 2008.
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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