CHICAGO, IL - FEBRUARY 17: Nick Leddy #8 of the Chicago Blackhawks takes the puck around the boards and is followed Trevor Lewis #22 of the Los Angeles Kings during the NHL game on February 17, 2013 at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Bill Smith/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