PITTSBURGH, PA - FEBRUARY 13: Daniel Alfredsson #11 of the Ottawa Senators handles the puck in front of Kris Letang #58 of the Pittsburgh Penguins during the game at Consol Energy Center on February 13, 2013 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)
I'm just excited about the opportunity. I've been on the ice earlier than usual and in the weight room, pushing around a little more weights than usual. Every day I go into a workout with a smile on my face and ready to go. When you do have a little more responsibility, you want to take your lunch pail and get ready to work.
— Brian Elliott to Jeremy Rutherford of the Post-Dispatch on being the Blues' No. 1 goalie