NHL Stars Ring Opening Bell At New York Stock Exchange
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 06: National Hockey League (NHL) players (L to R) Jimmy Howard, of the Detroit Red Wings, Jason Spezza, of the Ottawa Senators, Ryan Kesler, of the Vancouver Canucks, David Clarkson, of the Toronto Maple Leafs, Jonathan Tavares, of the New York Islanders, Dion Phaneuf, of the Toronto Maple Leafs, Patrick Sharp, of the Chicago Blackhawks, Ryan Getzlaf, of the Anaheim Ducks, and Andy Greene, of the New Jersey Devils, pose for a photograph after ringing the opening bell at the New York
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