SAN JOSE, CA - JANUARY 27: Ryane Clowe #29 of the San Jose Sharks fights with Zack Kassian #9 of the Vancouver Canucks in the first period of their game at HP Pavilion on January 27, 2013 in San Jose, California. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/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