DETROIT - MARCH 3: Brian Rafalski #28 of the Detroit Red Wings gets the puck away from the net as teammate Chris Osgood #30 and Ryan Kesler #17 of the Vancouver Canucks watch during an NHL game at Joe Louis Arena on March 3, 2010 in Detroit, Michigan. Vancouver defeated Detroit 6-3. (Photo by Dave Reginek/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