EDMONTON, CANADA. - APRIL 10: Oliver Ekman-Larsson #23 of the Phoenix Coyotes is chased by Mike Brown #13 of the Edmonton Oilers at Rexall Place on April 10, 2013 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Perry Nelson/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