ANAHEIM, CA - JANUARY 23: Willie Mitchell #33 of the Los Angeles Kings battles for the puck against Tim Jackman #18 of the Anaheim Ducks on January 23, 2014 at Honda Center in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Debora Robinson/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