ATLANTA - OCTOBER 22: Goaltender Chris Mason #50 of the Atlanta Thrasher allows a goal to be scored by Vincent Lecavalier #4 of the Tampa Bay Lightning in the first period at Philips Arena on October 22, 2010 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)
Unless he really collapses, I don't see him going anywhere. I've been very impressed with his composure and maturity. Once the regular season started, he was a different guy; it was like game on and almost as if he's been around for a long time.
— Florida Panthers general manager Dale Tallon on rookie defenseman Aaron Ekblad