ANAHEIM, CA - OCTOBER 13: Steven King #17 of the 1993-1994 Anaheim Ducks pounds fists with the Anaheim Ducks mascot Wild Wing prior to a game between the Anaheim Ducks and the Ottawa Senators at Honda Center on October 13, 2013 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Debora Robinson/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