David Booth of the Florida Panthers controls the puck against Joe Corvo of the Carolina Hurricanes during the game at RBC Center December 18, 2008 in Raleigh, North Carolina. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/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