The National Hockey League and the NHL Players' Association announced Thursday that the team payroll range established for the 2011 League Year, pursuant to the Collective Bargaining Agreement, provides for a lower limit of $48.3 million, an adjusted midpoint of $56.3 million and an upper limit of $64.3 million.
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