Chicago Blackhawks vs. Vancouver Canucks - Game Three
VANCOUVER, CANADA - MAY 5: Vancouver Canuck fans celebrate while waiting for the start of Game Three of the Western Conference Semifinals during the 2010 Stanley Cup Playoffs at General Motors Place on May 5, 2010 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Photo by Jeff Vinnick/NHLI via Getty Images)
What we expected is what we got. Very mature young individual that's focused. He is on the right track. He's not only a great hockey individual, but he's a good person off the ice. He seemed to take a leadership role with this group right off the hop and ran away with it, and was vocal, was respectful, was everything it takes to be a Panther. His future looks bright.
— Florida Panthers director of player development Brian Skrudland on defenseman Aaron Ekblad's performance at development camp