ST. LOUIS, MO - FEBRUARY 11: Jaroslav Halak #41 of the St. Louis Blues faces a shot from teammate Jaden Schwartz #9 during warm-ups before an NHL game against the Los Angeles Kings on February 11, 2013 at Scottrade Center in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Mark Buckner/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