WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 03: Fans arrive for the Washington Capitals home opener against the Calgary Flames at the Verizon Center on October 3, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/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