CHICAGO, IL - MAY 9: Jonathan Toews #19 of the Chicago Blackhawks walks out to the ice, as teammate Brent Seabrook #7 follows behind, before Game Five of the Western Conference Quarterfinals against the Minnesota Wild during the 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs at the United Center on May 09, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Bill Smith/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