STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN - OCTOBER 9: Derek Dorsett #15 and Ethan Moreau #19 of the Columbus Blue Jackets fight for the puck with John McCarthy #43 and Niclas Wallin #7 of the San Jose Sharks in front of the net of Antero Niittymaki #30 of the Sharks during the 2010 Compuware NHL Premiere at the Ericsson Globe Arena October 9, 2010 in Stockholm, Sweden. (Photo by Gunnar Ask/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