RALEIGH, NC - MARCH 16: Dennis Seidenberg #44 of the Boston Bruins goes for the puck against Tom Kostopoulos #29 of the Carolina Hurricanes during their NHL game on March 16, 2010 at the RBC Center in Raleigh, North Carolina. (Photo by Scott Pilling/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