DALLAS, TX - OCTOBER 29: Former player for and current general manager of the Dallas Stars Joe Nieuwendyk is honored for being inducted to the hockey Hall of Fame Class of 2011 prior to a game between the Dallas Stars and the New Jersey Devils at the American Airlines Center on October 29, 2011 in Dallas, Texas. (Photo by Glenn James/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