The Devils signed defenseman Andy Greene, 31, to a multiyear contract extension on Wednesday. Greene, who was entering the final year of a four-year contract he signed in the summer of 2011, was signed as a free agent by the Devils on April 4, 2006. He is their third longest-tenured player after forwards Patrik Elias and Travis Zajac. (Photo by 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