ST. LOUIS, MO - DECEMBER 3: David Perron #57 of the St. Louis Blues warms up before a game against the Chicago Blackhawks in an NHL game on December 3, 2011 at Scottrade Center in St. Louis, Missouri. Perron is playing in his first game after being out for a year with a concussion. (Photo by Mark Buckner/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