Florida Panthers forward Reilly Smith joined the Big O Show on 560 WQAM to discuss the state of the team, it’s recent 12-game winning streak, his past in the NHL and the future with Florida.

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On Aaron Ekblad: “He’s an impactful player every night. I’m not going to give Aaron that much credit in he’s the reason we’re winning or losing but he’s definitely a good player on this team.”

“I had a great time in Boston and it was a wonderful two years I spent there, but playing against Florida last year they were a tough team to play against.”

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“Anytime you play Chicago, they’re a really skilled group. They get up and down the ice as good as anybody. You’ve gotta slow them down. Their stars right now are probably playing the best hockey of their careers.”

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