DENVER, CO - MARCH 10: Evander Kane #9 of the Winnipeg Jets gets off a shot and goalie Semyon Varlamov #1 of the Colorado Avalanche makes the save as Jan Hejda #8 of the Colorado Avalanche follows the play at Pepsi Center on March 10, 2014 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/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