GLENDALE, AZ - MARCH 31: Oliver Ekman-Larsson #23 of the Phoenix Coyotes skates back to the bench after scoring a first period goal against the Anaheim Ducks during the NHL game at Jobing.com Arena on March 31, 2012 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/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