CALGARY, CANADA - DECEMBER 22: T.J. Brodie #7 of the Calgary Flames tries to stop Henrik Zetterberg #40 of the Detroit Red Wings in first period NHL action against the Detroit Red Wings on December 22 , 2011 at the Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Mike Ridewood/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