TORONTO, CANAD A- DECEMBER 2: Shawn Horcoff #10 of the Edmonton Oilers shoots during warmup before game action against the Toronto Maple Leafs at the Air Canada Centre December 2, 2010 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Abelimages/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