WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 13: Fans hold up signs before the game between the Washington Capitals and the Tampa Bay Lightning at the Verizon Center on April 13, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Greg Fiume/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