COLUMBUS, OH - NOVEMBER 2: Derek Dorsett #15 of the Columbus Blue Jackets knocks a stack of pucks onto the ice while making his way onto the ice for the pregame skate prior to the start of the game against the Montreal Canadiens on November 2, 2010 at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/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