DENVER, CO - FEBRUARY 28: PA Parenteau #15 of the Colorado Avalanche is congratulated by teammates after scoring against the Phoenix Coyotes at the Pepsi Center on February 28, 2014 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Michael Martin/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