BOSTON - APRIL 19: Zdeno Chara #33 of the Boston Bruins walks back to the lockeroom before he faces the Buffalo Sabers in Game Three of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2010 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the TD Garden on April 19, 2010 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Brian Babineau/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