ANAHEIM, CA - MAY 12: Teemu Selanne #8 of the Anaheim Ducks battles for position against Niklas Kronwall #55 of the Detroit Red Wings in Game Seven of the Western Conference Quarterfinals during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Honda Center on May 12, 2013 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Debora Robinson/NHLI via 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