PITTSBURGH, PA - FEBRUARY 07: Olli Maatta #3 of the Pittsburgh Penguins celebrates his first period goal against the New York Rangers during the game at Consol Energy Center on February 7, 2014 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/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