ANAHEIM, CA - APRIL 27: Nick Bonino #13 of the Anaheim Ducks is pursued by Keith Yandle #3 of the Phoenix Coyotes for the puck, as goaltender Jason LaBarbera of the Phoenix Coyotes defends his net in the first period at Honda Center April 27, 2013 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Jeff Gross/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