TAMPA, FL - FEBRUARY 6: Victor Hedman #77 of the Tampa Bay Lightning gets ready for pre-game warm-ups prior to the game against the Toronto Maple Leafs at the Tampa Bay Times Forum on February 6, 2014 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Scott Audette/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