An RFA at the conclusion of the 2012-13 campaign, he is in the midst of the third of a three-year contract he signed with Ottawa on 7/22/13.
2014-15: Established a new NHL career high in appearing in 56 regular season games ... Two of his three goals marked the first two game-winning goals of his NHL career, including the overtime winner on April 2 vs. Tampa Bay (2-1 OT win) ... Averaged more than 18 minutes (18:03) time-on-ice for the first time in his NHL career ... Ranked second among Senators defencemen (Karlsson) with five power-play points ... Tied for first among Senators in both goals (two) and points (four) over six ECQF games vs Montreal.
2015-16 Season high: Blocked shots: 4 (2x) last: 3/19/15 vs Boston (6-4 win)
Career game highs: Goals: 1 (12x) last: 4/2/15 vs Tampa Bay (2-1 OT win); Assists: 3, 3/19/13 at N.Y. Islanders (5-3 win); Points: 3, (0-3), 3/19/13 at N.Y. Islanders (5-3 win)
WCHA All-Rookie Team (2009) WCHA Second All-Star Team (2009) WCHA First All-Star Team (2010) NCAA West First All-American Team (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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