OTTAWA - OCTOBER 8: Derek Roy #9 of the Buffalo Sabres celebrates his first-period power-play goal against the Ottawa Senators with teammates Craig Rivet #52, Tyler Ennis #63, Drew Stafford #21 and Andrej Sekera #44 at Scotiabank Place on October 8, 2010 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Andre Ringuette/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