DETROIT, MI - FEBRUARY 24: Author and TSN reporter Rob Simpson signs copies of his new book 'The Winged Wheel' in the concourse of Joe Louis Arena before a NHL game between the Vancouver Canucks and the Detroit Red Wings on February 24, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Dave Reginek/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