BOSTON - FEBRUARY 2: Michael Ryder #73 of the Boston Bruins skates after the puck against Tom Poti #3 of the Washington Capitals at the TD Garden on February 2, 2010 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Steve Babineau/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