WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 10: Alex Ovechkin #8 of the Washington Capitals warms up before an NHL game against the New York Rangers at Verizon Center on March 10, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Patrick McDermott/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