VANCOUVER, BC - NOVEMBER 25: Kevin Bieksa #3 of the Vancouver Canucks watches a soccer ball sail by after missing a header while warming up with teammates before their NHL game against the Los Angeles Kings at Rogers Arena on November 25, 2013 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. (Photo by Jeff Vinnick/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