NEW YORK - OCTOBER 27: The Madison Square Garden network of announcers Sam Rosen, Joe Micheletti, Dave Maloney, Dan Fischer, and John Giannone pose with their Hockey Fights Cancer ties prior to the New York Rangers game against the Atlanta Thrashers on October 27, 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