NASHVILLE, TN - APRIL 15: Head coach Barry Trotz of the Nashville Predators waits with the team before taking the ice against the Vancouver Canucks at the Bridgestone Arena on April 15, 2013 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by John Russell/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