COLUMBUS, OH - FEBRUARY 14: Fredrik Modin #33 of the Columbus Blue Jackets and Kim Johnsson #8 of the Chicago Blackhawks watch as a shot by Fedor Tyutin #51 of the Columbus Blue Jackets beats goaltender Antti Niemi #31 of the Chicago Blackhawks to tie the game in the third period on February 14, 2010 at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio. Chicago defeated Columbus 5-4 in a shootout. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/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