NEWARK, NJ - MARCH 10: David Clarkson #23 of the New Jersey Devils sidesteps a check from Dustin Byfuglien #33 of the Winnipeg Jets at the Prudential Center on March 10, 2013 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/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