NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 03: John Moore #17 of the New York Rangers skates in warmups prior to playing his first game for the team against the Pittsburgh Penguins at Madison Square Garden on April 3, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
What we expected is what we got. Very mature young individual that's focused. He is on the right track. He's not only a great hockey individual, but he's a good person off the ice. He seemed to take a leadership role with this group right off the hop and ran away with it, and was vocal, was respectful, was everything it takes to be a Panther. His future looks bright.
— Florida Panthers director of player development Brian Skrudland on defenseman Aaron Ekblad's performance at development camp