OTTAWA, ON - OCTOBER 27: (L-R) Brian Murray, Jason Smith, Mark Reeds, Paul MacLean, Dave Cameron, Tim Pattyson, Rick Wamsley and Tim Murray of the Ottawa Senators pose for a photo on the ice holding signs stating who they 'stand up for' on Hockey Fights Cancer night prior to a game against the San Jose Sharks at Canadian Tire Centre on October 27, 2013 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Andre Ringuette/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