Philadelphia Flyers vs. Buffalo Sabres - Game Three
BUFFALO, NY - APRIL 18: Enthusiastic Buffalo Sabres fans wave photos of team owner Terry Pegula during a rally before the Buffalo Sabres play the Philadelphia Flyers in Game Three of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2011 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at HSBC Arena on April 18, 2011 in Buffalo, New York. (Photo by Bill Wippert/NHLI via 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