TORONTO - SEPTEMBER 16: Tyler Bozak #42 of the Toronto Maple Leafs is stopped on a breakaway by Dany Sabourin #32 of the Boston Bruins during their NHL game at the Air Canada Centre September 16, 2009 in Toronto, Ontario. (Photo By Dave Sandford/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