PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC - OCTOBER 10: Zdeno Chara #33 of the Boston Bruins checks Ray Whitney #13 of the Phoenix Coyotes at the O2 Arena on October 10, 2010 in Prague, Czech Republic. (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