VANCOUVER, CANADA - MARCH 5: Joe Pavelski #8 of the San Jose Sharks stretches before their NHL game against the Vancouver Canucks at Rogers Arena March 5, 2013 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. (Photo by Jeff Vinnick/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