BOSTON, MA - MARCH 10: Alexander Semin #28 of the Washington Capitals is congratulated by teamamtes on the bench after he scored in the first period against the Boston Bruins on March 10, 2012 at TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Elsa/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