OTTAWA, ON - JANUARY 2: Milan Michalek #9 of the Ottawa Senators steps off the ice during warmups prior to a game against the Winnipeg Jets during an NHL game at Canadian Tire Centre on January 2, 2014 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