QMJHL Second All-Star Team (2000) George Parsons Trophy (Memorial Cup - Most Sportsmanlike Player) (2000, 2001) QMJHL First All-Star Team (2001) Canadian Major Junior Second All-Star Team (2001) Canadian Major Junior Sportsman of the Year (2001)
Traded to Val d'Or (QMJHL) by Halifax (QMJHL) with Jonathan Jolette to complete earlier transaction that sent Benoit Dusablon and Nick Greenough to Halifax (January 7, 2000), June 6, 2000.Signed as a free agent by Hamburg (Germany), July 7, 2004. Signed as a free agent by Rapperswil (Swiss), April 1, 2005. Signed as a free agent by Dusseldorf (Germany), May 29, 2007. Officially announced his retirement, August 17, 2014.
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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