UNIONDALE, NY - APRIL 08: Brett Gallant #59 of the New York Islanders fights with Matt Kassian #28 of the Ottawa Senators in the first period at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on April 8, 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