2014 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series - New York Rangers vs. New Jersey Devils
NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 26: (EDITORIAL USE ONLY) A general view of action from the upper seats in the first period during the 2014 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series at Yankee Stadium on January 26, 2014 in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Photo by Len Redkoles/NHLI via Getty Images)
What we expected is what we got. Very mature young individual that's focused. He is on the right track. He's not only a great hockey individual, but he's a good person off the ice. He seemed to take a leadership role with this group right off the hop and ran away with it, and was vocal, was respectful, was everything it takes to be a Panther. His future looks bright.
— Florida Panthers director of player development Brian Skrudland on defenseman Aaron Ekblad's performance at development camp