NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 20: The ice resurfacing machine cleans the ice prior to the New York Rangers home opener against the Pittsburgh Penguins at Madison Square Garden on January 20, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/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