ANAHEIM, CA - MARCH 24: Anaheim Ducks wives and girlfriends attend the Animal Shelter Night benefiting OC Animal Care prior to the game between the Detroit Red Wings and the Anaheim Ducks on March 24, 2013 at Honda Center in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Debora Robinson/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