SAN JOSE, CA - DECEMBER 30: Dan Boyle #22 of the San Jose Sharks battles for the puck with Matt Bradley #10 of the Washington Capitals during an NHL game at the HP Pavilion on December 30, 2009 in San Jose, California. (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)
I'm just excited about the opportunity. I've been on the ice earlier than usual and in the weight room, pushing around a little more weights than usual. Every day I go into a workout with a smile on my face and ready to go. When you do have a little more responsibility, you want to take your lunch pail and get ready to work.
— Brian Elliott to Jeremy Rutherford of the Post-Dispatch on being the Blues' No. 1 goalie