‘But for those lamenting Eichel’s new number, be it for jersey-accuracy reasons or otherwise, rest assured that you’re not alone. Eichel is far from the first young gun to switch up his number after a few successful seasons wearing a different digit. Here are six notable skaters from the post-lockout era who spent at least two campaigns wearing one number before switching jerseys as they entered their prime…’.
You are here: / / Eichel switches to no. 9, but he’s not first young star to make early change