NEWARK, NJ - MARCH 25: Jody Shelley #45 of the New York Rangers warms up prior to the game against the New Jersey Devils at the Prudential Center on March 25, 2010 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Christopher Pasatieri/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