ST. PAUL, MN - FEBRUARY 28: Kyle Brodziak #21 of the Minnesota Wild faces off against Anze Kopitar #11 of the Los Angeles Kings during the game at the Xcel Energy Center on February 28, 2012 in St. Paul, Minnesota. (Photo by Andy King/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