BOSTON - APRIL 19: Zdeno Chara #33 of the Boston Bruins walks back to the lockeroom before he faces the Buffalo Sabers in Game Three of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2010 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the TD Garden on April 19, 2010 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Brian Babineau/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