BUFFALO, NY - MARCH 03: Jeff Schultz #55 of the Washington Capitals reacts to getting hit with a high stick from Jason Pominville #29 of the Buffalo Sabres on March 3, 2010 at HSBC Arena in Buffalo, New York. Pominville received a penalty on the play. (Photo by Bill Wippert/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