NAJHL All-League First All-Star Team (2000) Hockey East Second All-Star Team (2003) NCAA East Second All-American Team (2003)
Signed as a free agent by SaiPa (Finland), May 21, 2004. Signed as a free agent by Carolina, July 20, 2006. Missed entire 2006-07 due to knee injury in the pre-season. Traded to San Jose by Carolina for fiuture considerations, February 8, 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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