Signed as a free agent by Yaroslavl (Russia), September 16, 2003. Signed as a free agent by Sodertalje (Sweden), December, 2003. Signed as a free agent by Dallas, March 9, 2004. Signed as a free agent by Nurnberg (Germany), July 8, 2004. Signed as a free agent by Zlin (CzRep), August 22, 2006.
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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