OTTAWA, CANADA - FEBRUARY 12: Jakob Silfverberg #33 of the Ottawa Senators looks to makes a pass against pressure from Christian Ehrhoff #10 and Andrej Sekera #44 of the Buffalo Sabres on February 12, 2013 at Scotiabank Place in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Andre Ringuette/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