PITTSBURGH - JANUARY 07: A person walks through the snow prior to the game between the Pittsburgh Penguins and Philadelphia Flyers on January 7, 2010 at Mellon Arena in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Joe Sargent/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