NEW YORK - JANUARY 12: Jamie Langenbrunner #15, named captain of the USA team for the 2010 Olympics in Vancouver, stands with Andy Greene #6 and Patrik Elias #26 of the New Jersey Devils during warm-ups prior to the game against the New York Rangers on January 12, 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