BUFFALO, NY - FEBRUARY 01: Fans reach for a puck tossed into the stands by Tyler Myers #57 of the Buffalo Sabres before their game against the New York Rangers at First Niagara Center on February 1, 2012 in Buffalo, New York. (Photo by Bill Wippert/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