ST PAUL, MN - OCTOBER 12: Mathew Dumba #55 of the Minnesota Wild passes the puck away from Cody Eakin #20 of the Dallas Stars during the first period of the game on October 12, 2013 at Xcel Energy Center in St Paul, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/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