LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 18: Drew Doughty #8 of the Los Angeles Kings gets attempts to get around Dustin Byfuglien #33 and Dave Bolland #36 of the Chicago Blackhawks during the second period at the Staples Center on March 18, 2010 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Harry How/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