ST. PAUL, MN - APRIL 1: Ryan Reaves #75 and goalie Brian Elliott #1 of the St. Louis Blues warm up prior to the game against the Minnesota Wild on April 1, 2013 at the Xcel Energy Center in Saint Paul, Minnesota. (Photo by Andy King/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