WHL West Second All-Star Team (2003) WHL West First All-Star Team (2004, 2005) AHL Second All-Star Team (2011)
Traded to Phoenix by NY Rangers with Dmitri Kalinin and Petr Prucha for Derek Morris, March 4, 2009. Claimed on waivers by Calgary, July 15, 2009. Signed as a free agent by Atlanta, September 13, 2010. Traded to Montreal by Atlanta with Brent Sopel for Ben Maxwell and Montreal's 4th round choice (later traded back to Montreal - Montreal selected Olivier Archambault) in 2011 Entry Draft, February 24, 2011. Signed as a free agent by Astana (KHL), May 31, 2011.
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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