PHILADELPHIA - OCTOBER 24: Assistance Coaches Craig Berube and Jack Mcllhargey of the Philadelphia Flyers both wear their Hockey Fights Cancer ties during the pregame warm ups in a NHL game against the Florida Panthers on October 24, 2009 at the Wachovia Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Len Redkoles/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