OHL Humanitarian Player of the Year (2004) Canadian Major Junior Humanitarian Player of the Year (2004) AHL All-Rookie Team (2005)
Traded to Ottawa by NY Islanders with Mike Comrie for Dean McAmmond and San Jose's 1st round choice (previously acquired, later traded to Columbus, later traded to Anahaim Anaheim selected Kyle Palmieri) in 2009 Entry Draft, February 20, 2009. Traded to Chicago by Ottawa with future considerations for Ryan Potulny and Chicago's 2nd round choice (later traded to Detroit Detroit selected Xavier Ouellet) in 2011 Entry Draft, February 28, 2011. Signed as a free agent by Montreal, September 26, 2011. Signed as a free agent by Biel-Bienne (Swiss), February 13, 2013. Signed as a free agent by Lugano (Swiss), July 29, 2013.
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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