BOSTON, MA - MARCH 27: Johnny Boychuk #55 of the Boston Bruins wears a Boston Fire Department hat, in honor of the tragic fire that killed two firefighters on March 26th, 2014, during warm ups before the game against the Chicago Blackhawks at the TD Garden on March 27, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Steve Babineau/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