SUNRISE, FL - MARCH 14: Florida Panther fans pose with cut-outs of their favorite players prior to the start of the game against the New Jersey Devils at the BB&T Center on March 14, 2014 in Sunrise, Florida. (Photo by Eliot J. Schechter/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