SUNRISE, FL - APRIL 6: Fans of the Ottawa Senators hold up a sign for Daniel Alfredsson (not pictured) prior to the game against the Florida Panthers on April 6, 2010 at the BankAtlantic Center in Sunrise, Florida. Alfredsson is playing in his 1,000 career National Hockey League game. (Photo by Joel Auerbach/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