SAN JOSE, CA - NOVEMBER 27: Jake Muzzin #6, Drew Doughty #8, Mike Richards #10, Jeff Carter #77 and Dwight King #74 of the Los Angeles Kings celebrate after Jeff Carter's goal against the San Jose Sharks during an NHL game on November 27, 2013 at SAP Center in San Jose, California. (Photo by Don Smith/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