WINNIPEG, CANADA - NOVEMBER 19: Claude Giroux #28 of the Philadephia Flyers warms up prior to taking on the Winnipeg Jets at the MTS Centre on November 19, 2011 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. (Photo by Lance Thomson/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