TAMPA, Fl. - NOVEMBER 7: Mark Arcobello #26 of the Edmonton Oilers skates with the puck against Brett Connolly #14 of the Tampa Bay Lightning during the first period at Tampa Bay Times Forum on November 7, 2013 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Scott Iskowitz/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