Signed as a free agent by Tampa Bay, April 24, 2008. Signed as a free agent by Buffalo, August 9, 2011. Signed as a free agent by Lev Praha (KHL), May 24, 2012. Signed as a free agent by Riga (KHL), September 26, 2012.
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
TONIGHT ON NHL NETWORK
5:00 ET: NHL Live Powered by Constellation 7:00 ET: NHL Tonight 10:30 ET: NHL Tonight 11:30 ET: On The Fly