Signed as a free agent by Yaroslavl (Russia), August 5, 2006. Signede as a free agent by Omsk (Russia), July 26, 2007. Transferred to CSKA Moscow (Russia) from Omsk (Russia), October 24 2007. Traded to Anaheim by Tampa Bay for Drew Miller and Anaheim's 3rd round choice (Adam Janosik) in 2010 Entry Draft, August 13, 2009. Traded to Atlanta by Anaheim for Nathan Oystrick and future considerations, March 1, 2010. Signed as a free agent by St. Petersburg (KHL), November 2, 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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