PITTSBURGH, PA - APRIL 12: Jussi Jokinen #36 of the Pittsburgh Penguins celebrates his goal with Robert Bortuzzo #41 and Matt Niskanen #2 during the first period against the Philadelphia Flyers on April 12, 2014 at Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/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