OHL All-Rookie Team (1999) OHL Rookie of the Year (1999) OHL Second All-Star Team (2000) Eddie Powers Memorial Trophy (Top Scorer OHL) (2000) Canadian Major Junior First All-Star Team (2000) Memorial Cup All-Star Team (2000)
Traded to Barrie (OHL) by St. Michael's (OHL) with Mike Jefferson, Ryan Barnes and Shawn Cation for Keith Delaney, Darryl Bootland, Adam DeLeew and Brad Pierce, January 11, 1999. Claimed by NY Rangers from Tampa Bay in Waiver Draft, October 3, 2003. Claimed on waivers by Tampa Bay from NY Rangers, October 24, 2003. Signed as a free agent by Phoenix, July 12, 2004.
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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