UNIONDALE, NY - FEBRUARY 27: Phil Kessel #81 of the Toronto Maple Leafs is congratulated on his first period goal during the game against the New York Islanders on February 27, 2014 at Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, New York. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/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