AHL All-Rookie Team (2012)
Transferred to Winnipeg after Atlanta franchise relocated, June 21, 2011. Traded to Washington by Winnipeg with Winnipeg's 6th round choice (Steven Spinner) in 2014 Entry Draft for Washington's 6th round choice (Pavel Kraskovsky) in 2014 Entry Draft, Nashville's 7th round choice (previously acquired, Winnipeg selected Matt Ustaski) in 2014 Entry Draft and Washington's 7th round choice (Matteo Gennaro) in 2015 Entry Draft, June 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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