PHILADELPHIA - OCTOBER 10: Simon Gagne #12 of the Philadelphia Flyers shows intensity during warmups prior to his game against the Anaheim Ducks on October 10, 2009 at the Wachovia Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Len Redkoles/NHLI via Getty Images)
Unless he really collapses, I don't see him going anywhere. I've been very impressed with his composure and maturity. Once the regular season started, he was a different guy; it was like game on and almost as if he's been around for a long time.
— Florida Panthers general manager Dale Tallon on rookie defenseman Aaron Ekblad