BOSTON, MA - DECEMBER 21: Zemgus Girgensons #28 of the Buffalo Sabres celebrates following his goal in the first period against the Boston Bruins during the game at TD Garden on December 21, 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