Jordin Tootoo of the Nashville Predators works the puck in against Jonathan Quick the Los Angeles Kings as Brian Boyle defends at the Sommet Center on March 28, 2009 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by John Russell/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