NEW YORK - JANUARY 2: Goaltender Matt Zaba #31 of the New York Rangers practices prior to the game against the Carolina Hurricanes on January 2, 2010 at Madison Square Garden in New York City. (Photo by Scott Levy/NHLI via Getty Images)
He seemed to thrive on his own and didn't really need any push from me. I certainly don't want to get in the way of the coaches. You see how that goes sometimes. I never really worried about it and just enjoyed the ride.
— David Ekblad on his son's [Aaron Ekblad] journey to the NHL, signing with the Florida Panthers