WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 10: Evgeny Kuznetsov #92 skates past Alex Ovechkin #8 of the Washington Capitals while warming up before the start of the Capitals game against the Pittsburgh Penguins at Verizon Center on March 10, 2014 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Rob Carr/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