Signed as a free agent by Langnau (Swiss), October 24, 2004. Signed as a free agent by Asiago (Italy), December 23, 2004. Missed majority of 2008-09 due to ankle injury at Detroit, November 17, 2008. Signed as a free agent by Chicago, August 24, 2010.
Obviously there's a lot of expectations around me but it's something I try not to focus on. I'm just trying to go out there, be myself on the ice every day, try to get better, be myself around the guys in the locker room. I think that's what's made me successful and the person that I am.
— Sabres forward Jack Eichel on transitioning from college hockey to the NHL