Missed majority of 2009-10 due to shoulder injury at Edmonton, November 26, 2009. Traded to New Jersey by Los Angeles for New Jersey's 5th round choice (later traded to Florida, later traded to Buffalo Buffalo selected Gustav Possler) in 2013 Entry Draft, February 6, 2013. Traded to Carolina by New Jersey with future considerations for Tuomo Ruutu, March 5, 2014. Signed as a free agent by Yaroslavl (KHL), November 28, 2014.
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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