ST. PAUL, MN - DECEMBER 31: Coworkers and friends gather to celebrate the life of longtime Xcel Energy Center bartender Steve Cherveny who passed away on December 9 after battling cancer on December 31, 2013 at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, Minnesota. (Photo by Bruce Kluckhohn/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