SUNRISE, FL - FEBRUARY 27: Sean Bergenheim #20 of the Florida Panthers crosses sticks with Karl Alzner #27 of the Washington Capitals at the BB&T Center on February 27, 2014 in Sunrise, Florida. (Photo by Eliot J. Schechter/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