SUNRISE, FL - MARCH 12: Radko Gudas #75 of the Tampa Bay Lightning skates prior to the game against the Florida Panthers at the BB&T Center on March 12, 2013 in Sunrise, Florida. Gudas is playing in his first NHL game. (Photo by Joel Auerbach/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