LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 5: Scott Nichol #12 of the St. Louis Blues warms up before a game against the Los Angeles Kings at Staples Center on March 5, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Noah Graham/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