Clowe, a 6-foot-2 power forward, was a restricted free agent coming off a career year in which he established highs in games played (71), goals (22), assists (30), points (52), plus-minus (plus-8), power play goals (11) and shots (161).
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