ANAHEIM, CA - FEBRUARY 28: Tim Jackman #18 of the Anaheim Ducks is checked by Roman Polak #46 of the St. Louis Blues in the first period at Honda Center on February 28, 2014 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Jeff Gross/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