PITTSBURGH, PA - MARCH 28: Blake Wheeler #26 of the Winnipeg Jets moves the puck up ice in front of Evgeni Malkin #71 of the Pittsburgh Penguins on March 28, 2013 at Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/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