TAMPA, FL - JANUARY 23: Vincent Lecavalier #4 of the Tampa Bay Lightning prepares to go out for the pre-game skate against the Atlanta Thrashers at the St. Pete Times Forum on January 23, 2010 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Scott Audette/NHLI via 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