Craig Rivet, Derek Roy and Drew Stafford of the Buffalo Sabres pause for a moment of silence for the victims of Continental Connection flight 3407 prior to playing the San Jose Sharks. (Photo by Rick Stewart/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