NEW YORK - OCTOBER 29: Chris Neil #25 of the Ottawa Senators is cogratulated by his teammates on his goal in the first period against the New York Rangers at Madison Square Garden on October 29, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Chris Trotman/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