MONTREAL, CANADA - NOVEMBER 21: Tim Thomas #30 of the Boston Bruins stops the puck in front of Scott Gomez #11 of the Montreal Canadiens during the NHL game at the Bell Centre on November 21, 2011 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. (Photo by Richard Wolowicz/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