Dan Cleary of the Detroit Red Wings takes a shot against Mark Eaton and goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury of the Pittsburgh Penguins during Game Five of the 2009 NHL Stanley Cup Final. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/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