NEWARK, NJ - JANUARY 29: Jamie Langenbrunner #15 of the New Jersey Devils clears the pucks from the net during warmups prior to the game against the Toronto Maple Leafs at the Prudential Center on January 29, 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