SAN JOSE, CA - MARCH 30: TJ Galiardi #21 and Ryane Clowe #29 of the San Jose Sharks try to score against Jason LaBarbera #1, Derek Morris #53 and Keith Yandle #3 of the Phoenix Coyotes during an NHL game on March 30, 2013 at HP Pavilion in San Jose, California. (Photo by Don Smith/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