CHICAGO - NOVEMBER 03: (L-R) Dainius Zubrus #8, Andy Greene #6, Jason Arnott #25, Henrik Tallinder #7, and Patrik Elias #26 of the New Jersey Devils line up for 'The National Anthem' before the game against the Chicago Blackhawks on November 03, 2010 at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Bill Smith/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