TORONTO - NOVEMBER 18: Patrik Elias #26 of the New Jersey Devils skates with the puck as Carl Gunnarsson #36 of the Toronto Maple Leafs defends during game action November 18, 2010 at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Graig Abel/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