NEWARK, NJ - OCTOBER 23: Hockey Fights Cancer merchandise is displayed in the Devil's team store during Hockey Fights Cancer night prior to the start of the game between the Buffalo Sabres and the New Jersey Devils at the Prudential Center on October 23, 2010 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Andy Marlin/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