Jack Eichel

Age 24 Oct 28, 1996
North Chelmsford USA
Center shoots right
6'2" 188 cm
203 lbs 92 kg
ELC Signing Age 18
Waivers Signing Age 18
UFA Year 2022
Agent Peter Fish
Expansion Draft Status
Eligible
Draft Year 2015
Drafted Overall 2
Draft Round 1
Draft Team Buffalo Sabres

Transaction History
May 10, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Jack Eichel | Eichel (neck) and the Sabres have differing opinions about the next steps in his recovery with the center favoring surgery, Darren Dreger of TSN reports.
Apr 15, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Jack Eichel | Eichel will continue to rehab the herniated disc in his neck in hopes of avoiding surgery, Paul Hamilton of WGR Sports Radio 550 reports.
Apr 14, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Jack Eichel | Eichel will miss the remainder of the campaign due to a herniated disc in his neck. He is expected to be healthy and ready to play at the beginning of the 2021-22 season.
Apr 12, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Jack Eichel | Eichel (neck) could miss the remainder of the regular season, Mike Harrington of The Buffalo News reports.
Mar 17, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Jack Eichel | General manager Kevyn Adams is hopeful Eichel (neck) will be able to return this season, (NHL).com's Nick Cotsonika reports.
Mar 13, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Jack Eichel | According to coach Ralph Krueger, Eichel (neck) will be out for the "foreseeable future."
Mar 11, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Jack Eichel | Eichel is currently undergoing further evaluation for a neck-related injury, John Vogl of The Athletic reports.
Mar 9, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Jack Eichel | Eichel (upper body) returned to Buffalo and will miss at least one week, Paul Hamilton of WGR Sports Radio 550 reports.
Mar 9, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Jack Eichel | Eichel (upper body) won't play Tuesday against the Flyers.
Feb 28, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Jack Eichel | Eichel (lower body) was held without a point and registered three shots and three hits in Sunday's 3-0 loss to the Flyers.
Feb 28, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Jack Eichel | Eichel (lower body) will play in Sunday's game versus the Flyers, Sam Carchidi of The Philadelphia Inquirer reports.
Feb 28, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Jack Eichel | Eichel (lower body) centered the first line during warmups ahead of Sunday's game versus the Flyers, John Vogl of The Athletic reports.
Feb 28, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Jack Eichel | Eichel (lower body) is a game-time decision for Sunday's game versus the Flyers, Lance Lysowski of The Buffalo News reports.
Feb 27, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Jack Eichel | Eichel (lower body) won't play Saturday against Philadelphia, Heather Engel of (NHL).com reports.
Feb 26, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Jack Eichel | Eichel (lower body) is considered day-to-day, John Wawrow of The Associated Press reports.
Feb 25, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Jack Eichel | Eichel (lower body) won't suit up in Thursday's game against the Devils, Paul Hamilton of WGR Sports Radio 550 reports.
Feb 24, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Jack Eichel | Eichel tallied an assist in Tuesday's win over the Devils.
Feb 8, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Jack Eichel | Per (NHL) Public Relations on Monday, Eichel and the Sabres' games have been postponed through at least Feb. 13, which means his next opportunity to play won't be until Feb. 15 against the Islanders.
Feb 2, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Jack Eichel | Per Mark Scheig of The Hockey Writers, Eichel and the Sabres' games have been postponed through at least Feb. 8, which means his next opportunity to play won't arrive until Feb. 11 against the Capitals at the earliest.
Feb 2, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Jack Eichel | Eichel and the Sabres' Tuesday matchup with the Islanders has been postponed.
Jan 31, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Jack Eichel | Eichel picked up two power-play assists while adding seven shots and a minus-1 rating in Sunday's 5-3 loss to the Devils.
Jan 30, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Jack Eichel | Eichel (undisclosed) returned to Saturday's game against the Devils, Lance Lysowski of The Buffalo News reports.
Jan 30, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Jack Eichel | Eichel went to the locker room with an undisclosed injury in the third period of Saturday's game against the Devils, Amanda Stein of the Devils' official site reports.
Jan 29, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Victor Olofsson | Olofsson worked on a line with Jack Eichel during Friday's practice, Lance Lysowski of The Buffalo News reports.
Jan 26, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Jack Eichel | Eichel scored a power-play goal to go with three shots, a blocked shot and a minus-2 rating in Tuesday's 3-2 win over the Rangers.
Jan 25, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Jack Eichel | Eichel picked up an assist in Sunday's win over the Capitals.
Jan 18, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Jack Eichel | Eichel dished out three assists and had three shots in Monday's 6-1 win at Philadelphia. He also went 14-for-25 (56.0 percent) in the faceoff circle.
Jan 14, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Jack Eichel | Eichel set up two goals in Thursday's 6-4 loss to Washington.
Jan 6, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Jack Eichel | As expected, Eichel (upper body) is on the ice for Wednesday's practice, Martin Biron of MSG Western New York reports.
Jan 4, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Jack Eichel | Eichel (upper body) is expected to return to practice Wednesday, Lance Lysowski of The Buffalo News reports.
Jan 2, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Jack Eichel | Eichel (upper body) won't practice Sunday, but coach Ralph Krueger isn't concerned about his availability for the Sabres' regular-season opener against the Capitals on Jan. 14, Paul Hamilton of WGR Sports Radio 550 reports.
Jan 1, 2021 Buffalo Sabres | Jack Eichel | Eichel will miss Friday's training camp session due to an upper-body issue.
Mar 15, 2019 Injured Buffalo Sabres | announced C Jack Eichel on IR has served his suspension.
Mar 10, 2019 Suspended Buffalo Sabres | (NHL) suspended C Jack Eichel two games for an illegal hit to the head of an opponent.
Oct 3, 2017 Buffalo Sabres | signed C Jack Eichel to an eight-year, $80 million contract extension.
Nov 29, 2016 Activated Buffalo Sabres | activated C Jack Eichel from injured reserve.
Jul 1, 2015 Buffalo Sabres | signed C Jack Eichel to a three-year, entry-level contract.
2020-2021 Regular Season Stats

Jack Eichel
GP G A P +/- PIM TOI GF% DFF% Rel DFF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60
Buffalo Sabres 21 2 16 18 -9 6 328 38.50 56.90 11.40 54.80 6.90 0.18 1.46
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Career Stats
Season Team League GP G A TP PIM TOI GF% DFF% Rel DFF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60 Playoffs GP G A TP PIM
2010-2011 Boston Jr. Bruins EmJHL 40 15 21 36 16 Playoffs 7 2 5 7 0
2011-2012 Boston Jr. Bruins EmJHL 36 39 47 86 36 Playoffs 3 0 0 0 0
2011-2012 Boston Jr. Bruins EJHL 3 0 0 0 0 Playoffs 3 0 0 0 0
2011-2012 USA U16 YOG 6 2 4 6 4
2012-2013 U.S. National U17 Team USDP 36 19 15 34 16
2012-2013 USNTDP Juniors USHL 35 13 14 27 14
2012-2013 USA U17 WHC-17 5 3 0 3 2
2012-2013 USA U18 WJC-18 7 1 1 2 6
2012-2013 U.S. National U18 Team USDP 22 10 8 18 14
2013-2014 USNTDP Juniors USHL 24 20 25 45 20
2013-2014 U.S. National U18 Team USDP 53 38 49 87 28
2013-2014 USA U20 WJC-20 5 1 4 5 0
2013-2014 USA U18 WJC-18 7 5 5 10 2
Draft Yr 2014-2015 Boston Univ. NCAA 40 26 45 71 28
Draft Yr 2014-2015 USA U20 WJC-20 5 1 3 4 6
Draft Yr 2014-2015 USA WC 10 2 5 7 8
2015-2016 Buffalo Sabres NHL 81 24 32 56 22 1,183 43.82 45.15 -3.41 45.81 -1.53 0.61 1.47
2016-2017 Team North America WCup 3 1 1 2 0
2016-2017 Buffalo Sabres NHL 61 24 33 57 22 957 45.68 47.58 0.03 46.76 0.23 0.69 1.76
2016-2017 USA WC 8 0 5 5 4
2017-2018 Buffalo Sabres NHL 67 25 39 64 32 970 45.88 47.91 3.01 47.59 1.73 0.99 2.04
2018-2019 Buffalo Sabres NHL 77 28 54 82 26 1,162 49.60 52.05 6.59 51.09 2.21 0.83 2.38
2018-2019 USA WC 8 2 6 8 2
2019-2020 Buffalo Sabres NHL 68 36 42 78 34 1,114 54.50 49.70 1.90 51.00 2.70 0.92 1.89
2020-2021 Buffalo Sabres NHL 21 2 16 18 6 328 38.50 56.90 11.40 54.80 6.90 0.18 1.46
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Active Contract

Signing Team
Signing Date October 3, 2017
Signing Status RFA
Agent Peter Fish
Standard Contract | 8 Years $80,000,000 12.27% of cap space
2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021 2021-2022 2022-2023 2023-2024 2024-2025 2025-2026
Cap Hit $10,000,000 $10,000,000 $10,000,000 $10,000,000 $10,000,000 $10,000,000 $10,000,000 $10,000,000
UFA
AAV $10,000,000 $10,000,000 $10,000,000 $10,000,000 $10,000,000 $10,000,000 $10,000,000 $10,000,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Base Salary $10,000,000 $10,000,000 $2,500,000 $10,000,000 $2,500,000 $10,000,000 $10,000,000 $10,000,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0 $7,500,000 $0 $7,500,000 $0 $0 $0
Total Salary $10,000,000 $10,000,000 $10,000,000 $10,000,000 $10,000,000 $10,000,000 $10,000,000 $10,000,000
Minors Salary $10,000,000 $10,000,000 $10,000,000 $10,000,000 $10,000,000 $10,000,000 $10,000,000 $10,000,000
Clauses NMC NMC NMC NMC
UFA Year
Buy It Out Buy It Out Buy It Out Buy It Out Buy It Out Buy It Out

Contract History

Signing Team
Signing Date July 1, 2015
Entry Level Contract | 3 Years $11,325,000 1.30% of cap space
2015-2016 2016-2017 2017-2018
Cap Hit $925,000 $925,000 $925,000
RFA
AAV $3,775,000 $3,775,000 $3,775,000
Performance Bonuses $2,850,000 $2,850,000 $2,850,000
Base Salary $832,500 $832,500 $832,500
Signing Bonuses $92,500 $92,500 $92,500
Total Salary $925,000 $925,000 $925,000
Minors Salary $70,000 $70,000 $70,000
Clauses
UFA Year