LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 11: Travis Moen #24 of the San Jose Sharks has his shot blocked by goalie Jonathan Quick #32 of the Los Angeles Kings as Peter Harrold #5 defends during the first period on April 11, 2009 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/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