MONTREAL, CANADA - MARCH 30: Kyra Bhakti of Pickering, Ontario holds a sign supporting her favourite Montreal Canadiens prior to the NHL game between the Montreal Canadiens and the New York Rangers at the Bell Centre on March 30, 2013 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. (Photo by Richard Wolowicz/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