2014 NHL Stadium Series - Pittsburgh Penguins vs. Chicago Blackhawks
CHICAGO, IL - MARCH 1: (EDITORIAL USE ONLY) A general view of an empty rink prior to the 2014 NHL Stadium Series game between the Pittsburgh Penguins and the Chicago Blackhawks on March 1, 2014 at Soldier Field in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Patrick McDermott/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