NASHVILLE, TN - OCTOBER 31: Official Nashville Predators pucks are stacked up prior to a game against the Dallas Stars at the Sommet Center on October 31, 2009 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by John Russell/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