Tied for team lead with 3a/pts during the pre-season...2014-15: Posted 5g-12a-17pts in 51 games during first professional season; finished campaign second among Devils d'men with five goals (E. Gelinas, 6) Totaled five multi-pt. games, including 2g Oct. 16 at Washington; joined U. Hiemer (3g, Oct. 31, 84 vs. Pit.) as franchise s only first-year blueliner with a multi-goal game At 20 years, two months and nine days, became squad s youngest player to record a multi-goal game since S. Gomez s hat trick Dec. 26, 1999 at NY Rangers (20y, 3d) Posted two assists Mar. 14 at Arizona and Nov. 28 at Detroit Registered 1g-1a-2pts Oct. 25 at Ottawa and Oct. 11 at Florida; became first d'man in franchise history with three multi-pt. efforts in his first eight NHL games (T. Levo, 11 games, 81-82) Totaled points in back-to-back games Dec. 9-11 (2a) Suffered fractured left ankle during warm-ups on Dec. 17; missed the following 31 games through Feb. 28 as a result Was 0/1 in the shootout.
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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