COLUMBUS, OH - NOVEMBER 15: Brandon Dubinsky #17 of the Columbus Blue Jackets knocks over a pile of pucks for pregame warm-ups prior to the start of the game against the Montreal Canadiens on November 15, 2013 at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Kirk Irwin/Getty Images)
I'm just excited about the opportunity. I've been on the ice earlier than usual and in the weight room, pushing around a little more weights than usual. Every day I go into a workout with a smile on my face and ready to go. When you do have a little more responsibility, you want to take your lunch pail and get ready to work.
— Brian Elliott to Jeremy Rutherford of the Post-Dispatch on being the Blues' No. 1 goalie