Joe Pavelski of the San Jose Sharks skates against David Jones and Wojtek Wolski of the Colorado Avalanche as goaltender Evgeni Nabokov looks on at the Pepsi Center on November 02, 2008 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Michael Martin/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