VANCOUVER, CANADA - MARCH 28: Aaron Palushaj of the Colorado Avalanche plays with a puck as he warms up on the ice before an NHL game against the Vancouver Canucks at Rogers Arena March 28, 2013 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. (Photo by Jeff Vinnick/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