CHICAGO, IL - MAY 02: Nick Parise #11 of the Minnesota Wild tries to get off a shot at Corey Crawford #50 of the Chicago Blackhawks as Jonathan Toews #19 applies pressure in Game One of the Second Round of the 2014 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the United Center on May 2, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/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