PITTSBURGH, PA - DECEMBER 9: Corey Tropp #26 of the Columbus Blue Jackets skates for the loose puck alongside Robert Bortuzzo #41 of the Pittsburgh Penguins on December 9, 2013 at Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/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