LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 14: Fredrik Modin #33 of the Los Angeles Kings skates during warm-up prior to their NHL game against the Nashville Predators at the Staples Center on March 14, 2010 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Victor Decolongon/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