WINNIPEG, CANADA - JANUARY 27: A Winnipeg Jets fan holds up a sign during the pre-game warm up prior to NHL action between the Jets and the New York Islanders at the MTS Centre on January 27, 2013 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. (Photo by Jonathan Kozub/NHLI via 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