BOSTON, MA - NOVEMBER 30: Milan Lucic #17 of the Boston Bruins tips the puck in front of Curtis McElhinney #31 of the Columbus Blue Jackets for a goal in the first period during the game at TD Garden on November 30, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/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