ANAHEIM, CA - MARCH 18: Patrick Maroon #62 of the Anaheim Ducks takes the shot as Mike Green #52 of the Washington Capitals defends during the first period at the Honda Center on March 18, 2014 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/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