OTTAWA - NOVEMBER 09: Freddy Modin #19 of the Atlanta Thrashers tries to stuff the puck past Brian Elliott #30 of the Ottawa Senators during a game at Scotiabank Place on November 9, 2010 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Phillip MacCallum/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