ST. LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 15: Goalie Antti Niemi #31 of the San Jose Sharks warms up prior to an NHL game against the St. Louis Blues on October 15, 2013 at Scottrade Center in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Tom Gannam/NHLI via Getty Images)
Unless he really collapses, I don't see him going anywhere. I've been very impressed with his composure and maturity. Once the regular season started, he was a different guy; it was like game on and almost as if he's been around for a long time.
— Florida Panthers general manager Dale Tallon on rookie defenseman Aaron Ekblad