NEWARK, NJ - FEBRUARY 09: Petr Sykora #15 of the New Jersey Devils looks to catch the puck against the St Louis Blues at Prudential Center on February 9, 2012 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Nick Laham/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