TORONTO, ON - OCTOBER 22: Francois Beauchemin #23 of the Anaheim Ducks stretches during warmup before NHL action against the Toronto Maple Leafs at the Air Canada Centre October 22, 2013 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Abelimages/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