RALEIGH, NC - MARCH 21: Jeff Skinner #53 of the Carolina Hurricanes sees his shot go wide of Martin Bodeur #30 of the New Jersey Devils while being defended by Adam Henrique #14 during their NHL game at PNC Arena on March 21, 2013 in Raleigh, North Carolina. (Photo by Gregg Forwerck/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