BUFFALO, NY - OCTOBER 15: Scott Gomez (L) of the Montreal Canadiens shakes hands with former Canadien, Hall of Fame member, Henri Richard (R) prior to their game against the Buffalo Sabres at HSBC Arena on October 15, 2010 in Buffalo, New York. (Photo by Bill Wippert/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