GLENDALE, AZ - APRIL 12: General view of Jobing.com Arena before Game One of the Western Conference Quarterfinals between the Chicago Blackhawks and the Phoenix Coyotes during the 2012 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs on April 12, 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