NEW YORK - NOVEMBER 01: Wade Redden #6 of the New York Rangers stretches during warm-up prior to the game against the Boston Bruins on November 1, 2009 at Madison Square Garden in New York City. (Photo by Scott Levy/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