DENVER - MARCH 17: Peter Mueller #88 of the Colorado Avalanche puts a shot on goal against Mark Giordano #5 of the Calgary Flames at the Pepsi Center on March 17, 2010 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Michael Martin/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