ANAHEIM, CA - DECEMBER 29: Fans of the Anaheim Ducks wish George Parros #16 of the Ducks a happy birthday prior to the game against the Minnesota Wild on December 29, 2009 at Honda Center in Anaheim, California. (Photo by John Cordes/NHLI via Getty Images)
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