OTTAWA, ON - APRIL 10: Before a game between the Buffalo Sabres and the Ottawa Senators, the seats of Scotiabank Place are covered with commemorative t-shirts celebrating Daniel Alfredsson of the Senators 1000th NHL game milestone played earlier in the week April 10, 2010 in Ottawa, Canada. (Photo by Phillip MacCallum/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