OTTAWA, ON - DECEMBER 23: Bobby Ryan #6 of the Ottawa Senators chats with Jeff Zatkoff #37 of the Pittsburgh Penguins during warmups prior to an NHL game at Canadian Tire Centre on December 23, 2013 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Jana Chytilova/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