LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 7: A member of the Ice Crew and a young fan stand on the bench prior to the game between the Los Angeles Kings and the Dallas Stars at Staples Center on March 7, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Noah Graham/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