SUNRISE, FL - APRIL 6: Fans of the Ottawa Senators hold up a sign for Daniel Alfredsson (not pictured) prior to the game against the Florida Panthers on April 6, 2010 at the BankAtlantic Center in Sunrise, Florida. Alfredsson is playing in his 1,000 career National Hockey League game. (Photo by Joel Auerbach/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