CHICAGO, IL - MARCH 10: Sam Gagner #89 of the Edmonton Oilers scores a 1st period goal against Ray Emery #30 of the Chicago Blackhawks at the United Center on March 10, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/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