Traded to Kitchener (OHL) by Sarnia (OHL) for future considerations, January 9, 2000. Traded to Mississauga (OHL) by Kitchener (OHL) with Michael Wehrstedt and Brent Labre for Marcus Smith and Kitchener's 1st round choice (later traded back to Kitchener Kitchener selected Vasily Bizyayev) in 2000 CHL Import Draft, July 2, 2000. Traded to Kingston (OHL) by Mississauga (OHL) for Matt Timmons, December 13, 2000. Traded to London (OHL) by Kingston (OHL) with Kingston's 2nd round choice (Gerald Coleman) in 2001 OHL Midget Draft for Lou Dickenson and London's 10th round choice (Dayne Davis) in 2001 OHL Midget Draft, January 8, 2001. Traded to Oshawa (OHL) by London (OHL) for Oshawa's 4th and 6th round choices in OHL 2003 Priority Draft, January 10, 2002.
Obviously there's a lot of expectations around me but it's something I try not to focus on. I'm just trying to go out there, be myself on the ice every day, try to get better, be myself around the guys in the locker room. I think that's what's made me successful and the person that I am.
— Sabres forward Jack Eichel on transitioning from college hockey to the NHL