BOSTON, MA - MAY 19: Jaromir Jagr #68 of the Boston Bruins skates with the puck past Derek Stepan #21 of the New York Rangers in Game Two of the Eastern Conference Semifinals during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs on May 19, 2013 at TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/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