DENVER, CO - JANUARY 06: Teammates Shane O'Brien #55 and Derek Smith #27 of the Calgary Flames talk prior to the game against the Colorado Avalanche at the Pepsi Center on January 06, 2014 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Michael Martin/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