CHICAGO, IL - MAY 11: Zach Parise #11 of the Minnesota Wild tries to get off a shot against Corey Crawford #50 of the Chicago Blackhawks in Game Five of the Second Round of the 2014 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the United Center on May 11, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/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