OTTAWA, ON - APRIL 2: Milan Michalek #9 of the Ottawa Senators high-fives fans as he leaves the ice after warmup prior to a game against the New York Islanders at Canadian Tire Centre on April 2, 2014 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Andre Ringuette/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