CALGARY, AB - DECEMBER 29: Matt Stajan #18 of the Calgary Flames shoots the puck during the warmups before the game against the Vancouver Canucks at Scotiabank Saddledome on December 29, 2013 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Terence Leung/NHL via 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