NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 17: Dustin Brown #23 of the Los Angeles Kings is congratulated by his teammates on his first period goal against the New York Rangers on February 17, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Chris Trotman/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