ANAHEIM, CA - MAY 05: Ryan Getzlaf #15 of the Anaheim Ducks skates to the front of the net between Drew Doughty #8 and Dustin Brown #23 of the Los Angeles Kings during the first period in Game Two of the Second Round of the 2014 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Honda Center on May 5, 2014 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Harry How/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