GLENDALE, AZ - MARCH 09: Michael Stone #29 of the Phoenix Coyotes stretches during pregame as young fans sitting on the bench look on against the Dallas Stars at Jobing.com Arena on March 9, 2013 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Norm Hall/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