EDMONTON, CANADA - MARCH 1: Richard Petiot #37 of the Edmonton Oilers is interviewed by Gene Principe of Rogers Sportsnet before his first NHL game with the Edmonton Oilers against the Nashville Predators at Rexall Place on March 1, 2011 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Andy Devlin/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