DENVER, CO - APRIL 15: PA Parenteau #15 of the Colorado Avalanche shoots against goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky #72 of the Columbus Blue Jackets at the Pepsi Center on April 15, 2013 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Michael Martin/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