DENVER - OCTOBER 24: Matt Duchene #9 of the Colorado Avalanche skates prior to the game against the Detroit Red Wings at the Pepsi Center on October 24, 2009 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Michael Martin/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