Traded to Pittsburgh by Washington with Kris Beech, Ross Lupaschuk and future considerations for Jaromir Jagr and Frantisek Kucera, July 11, 2001. Missed majority of 2003-04 due to finger injury vs. Syracuse (AHL), October 17, 2003. Signed as a free agent by Sparta Praha (CzRep), May 19, 2004.
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