UNIONDALE, NY - NOVEMBER 26: A dejected fan shows his feelings towards the team as he hides his face prior to the game between the New Jersey Devils and the New York Islanders on November 26, 2010 at Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, New York. (Photo by Mike Stobe/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