PHILADELPHIA, PA - FEBRUARY 06: Ryan O'Reilly #90 of the Colorado Avalanche warms-up a few hours before his game with teammate Max Talbot #25 looking on prior to their game against the Philadelphia Flyers on February 6, 2014 at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Len Redkoles/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