TORONTO, CANADA - MAY 8: Dion Phaneuf #3 of the Toronto Maple Leafs battles for the puck with David Krejci #46 of the Boston Bruins in Game Four of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs May 8, 2013 at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Graig Abel/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