GLENDALE, AZ - NOVEMBER 02: Anze Kopitar #11 of the Los Angeles Kings warms up before the NHL game against the Phoenix Coyotes at Jobing.com Arena on November 2, 2009 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/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