SAN JOSE, CA - APRIL 26: Tommy Wingels #57 of the San Jose Sharks battles for the puck against Dwight King #74 of the Los Angeles Kings in Game Five of the First Round of the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs at SAP Center on April 26, 2014 in San Jose, California. (Photo by Don Smith/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