Pekka Rinne, Scott Nichol and Greg Zanon of the Nashville Predators all try to stop Tomas Holmstrom of the Detroit Red Wings from scoring during a NHL game on March 29, 2009 at Joe Louis Arena in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Dave Reginek/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