RALEIGH, NC - MARCH 29: Members of the Carolina Hurricanes participate in warmups prior to an NHL game against the Columbus Blue Jackets during Go Green Night presented by Bayer CropScience at PNC Arena on March 29, 2014 in Raleigh, North Carolina. Hurricanes players wore green jerseys in support of Go Green Night. The sweaters will be auctioned online throughout the summer with proceeds benefiting the Kids N Community Foundation, Passage Home and SEEDS. (Photo by Gregg Forwerck/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