Teemu Selanne of the Anaheim Ducks and Brad Lukowich of the San Jose Sharks vie for position in the low slot in the first period during the NHL game at Honda Center on March 15, 2009 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Victor Decolongon/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