OPJHL First All-Star Team (1998) OPJHL Player of the Year (1998) Hockey East Second All-Star Team (1999, 2000) Hockey East Rookie of the Year (1999) Hockey East First All-Star Team (2002) Hockey East Player of the Year (2002) AHL All-Rookie Team (2003) Dudley "Red" Garrett Memorial Award (AHL Rookie of the Year) (2003) AHL First All-Star Team (2007) John P. Sollenberger Trophy (AHL Top Scorer) (2007) Les Cunningham Award (AHL MVP) (2007) AHL Second All-Star Team (2009, 2011)
Signed as a free agent by Atlanta, July 4, 2006. Signed as a free agent by Detroit, July 23, 2008. Signed as a free agent by Colorado, July 6, 2009. Signed as a free agent by Chicago (AHL), July 29, 2010.
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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