EDMONTON, CANADA - MARCH 31: A fan tries to encourage energy for Edmonton Oilers fans during a game against the Anaheim Ducks at Rexall Place on March 31, 2009 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Andy Devlin/NHLI via 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