NEWARK, NJ - JANUARY 05: Fans of the New Jersey Devils pose for a photo with the Stanley Cup on display in celebration of the Devils 2000 Stanley Cup Championship prior to the game between the Dallas Stars and the New Jersey Devils at the Prudential Center on January 5, 2010 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Andy Marlin/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