Penn State Athletics provides a rendering of an interior lobby of Pegula Ice Arena, which is currently being constructed on the school's University Park campus and will be ready in time for the 2013-14 season. (Photo Credit: Penn State Athletic Communications)
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