NASHVILLE, TN - APRIL 2: Chris Mason (L), along with Nick Spaling, Roman Josi and Pekka Rinne of the Nashville Predators arrive wearing Cancer Train t-shirts before playing against the Colorado Avalanche at the Bridgestone Arena on April 2, 2013 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by John Russell/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