CHICAGO, IL- JANUARY 08: Patrick Kane #88 of the Chicago Blackhawks reaches toward fans while walking out to the ice prior to the NHL game against the Detroit Red Wings on January 8, 2012 at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Bill Smith/NHLI via Getty Images)
Unless he really collapses, I don't see him going anywhere. I've been very impressed with his composure and maturity. Once the regular season started, he was a different guy; it was like game on and almost as if he's been around for a long time.
— Florida Panthers general manager Dale Tallon on rookie defenseman Aaron Ekblad