UNIONDALE, NY - APRIL 05: Aaron Volpatti #24 of the Washington Capitals takes the first period shot against the New York Islanders at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on April 5, 2014 in Uniondale, New York. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/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