UNIONDALE, NY - FEBRUARY 18: Claude Giroux #28 of the Philadelphia Flyers is congratulated by teammate Matt Read #24 on his first period goal during the game against the New York Islanders at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on February 18, 2013 in Uniondale, New York. (Photo by Mike Stobe/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