DALLAS, TX - DECEMBER 17: Jamie Benn #14 of the Dallas Stars skates the puck against P.A. Parenteau #15 of the Colorado Avalanche in the first period at American Airlines Center on December 17, 2013 in Dallas, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/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