SAN JOSE, CA - DECEMBER 03: Goaltender Thomas Greiss #1 and Douglas Murray #3 of the San Jose Sharks watches the shat of Stephen Weiss #9 of the Florida Panthers roll pass them for a goal at HP Pavilion at San Jose on December 3, 2011 in San Jose, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/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