NASHVILLE, TN - APRIL 6: Chris Mason #30 of the Nashville Predators warms up against the Chicago Blackhawks during an NHL game at the Bridgestone Arena on April 6, 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