DETROIT, MI - JANUARY 22: Captains Henrik Zetterberg #40 of the Detroit Red Wings and Jonathan Toews #19 of the Chicago Blackhawks battle hard in the corner during an NHL game on January 22, 2014 at Joe Louis Arena in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Dave Reginek/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