TAMPA, FL - OCTOBER 26: Teddy Purcell #16 of the Tampa Bay Lightning during warm ups prior to tonight's game against the Buffalo Sabres at the Tampa Bay Times Forum on October 26, 2013 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Scott Audette/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